Chestnut Growers’ Guide to Site Selection and Environmental Stress

from The Journal of the American Chestnut Foundation
May-June 2014

American chestnuts are tough, efficient trees that can reward their growers with several feet of growth per year. They’ll survive and even thrive under a range of conditions, but there are a few deal breakers that guarantee sickly, slow-growing trees. This guide, intended for backyard and small-orchard growers, . . . → Read More: Chestnut Growers’ Guide to Site Selection and Environmental Stress

Chestnut Growers’ Guide to Pests and Diseases

from The Journal of the American Chestnut Foundation
May-June 2013

Growing American chestnuts is an adventure with many rewards: stately trees, delicious nuts, and conservation of an important species. But today’s chestnuts have to fend off much more than the notorious blight fungus. Other exotic pathogens and pests have arrived on the scene, and a whole host of . . . → Read More: Chestnut Growers’ Guide to Pests and Diseases