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ChestnutBy Couleur CC0 1.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Castanea sativa

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.

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$46.95 2 Grafted Large

*Pollinate with another chestnut variety

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Chestnut - Reilly For Sale (Size: Large)  (Grafted) Leaf of the Chestnut Reilly

Plant Information or Specifications

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Nutrient High Fat (#NutrientHighFat)

Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Learn About Climate Zones

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


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


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 (Grafted) 8/10

Carla1's Edible Fruits
Update: 765 days 9hrs

Comments: -

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.

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 1998

Height 5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Pest free

Organic Status:Organic

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