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Castanea sativa 'Emerald Gem'


This is a beautiful, spreading, deciduous Chestnut tree that produces prolific fruit which tends to influence nut size. Fruit is medium-sized encased in a burr. Nuts are a distinctive orange-brown in colour. Requires 2 compatible trees to pollinate. Its form has a weeping habit. Foliage is deep green turning in autumn. Medium-sized fruit is encased in burr-cover.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
40cm/27L 1.5-1.8m In production
Common Name Chestnut
Foliage Deciduous 265
Form Round 165
Mature Size 10-12m x 10m
Family Fagaceae 13
Genus Castanea 2
Species sativa 2
An edible fruiting variety that produces brown nuts used for roasting and cooking after 2-3 years. Matures in April.
Position & Soil
Chestnut 'Emerald Gem' grows best in humus-rich soil which is well-draining. Prefers a sunny position.
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Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area, Monday to Friday only. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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