American Chestnut Tree

American Chestnut Tree

American Chestnut Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Castanea dentata
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Massive, wide spreading branches; broad crown; dense
Height:   80 to 100'
Weight:   
Leaf:   5 to 8" alternate, simple leaves
Flower/Fruit:   
Comments:    Very susceptible to Cryphonectria parasitica; not recommended
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --