CHESTNUT - EMERALD GEM
Botanical Name: Castanea sativa
From Emerald Lake in the Dandenong region. It is a beautiful spreading tree that is almost weeping in habit. Very prolific, tends to bear heavily which greatly influences nut size. A distinctive orange-tan coloured nut without stripes. Evidence of Asian parentage.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Nutrition Fat High (#NutritionFatHigh)
Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Yes (Often below -2)
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)
April, May, June
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