Chestnut - Reilly

Castanea sativa

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The Reilly originates from a planting made early this century on the Alstonville Plateau. A low chill variety that bears prolifically in Feb/March. Fair nut and keeping qualities.

$46.95

Specifications of Chestnut - Reilly

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May

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Chestnut - Reilly Reviews & Tips

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Carla1
★★★★ 11y ago

EULEILAH, QLD, Australia

1/12/10 - Just finished flowering (smelly for 2wks). Took 24 scionwoods 121210. A mix of fat, slim buds on black/green stems.  Grafted the next day into 1yr old rootstocks MT.  241210 -All 24 grafts look good.  The slim buds are now swelling.

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