Bisalta #3 Grafted Chestnut
A consistent producer of large, particularly flavorful chestnuts. All Chestnuts need good drainage, however Bisalta #3 is more tolerant of late wet springs than others. It is well suited for the Pacific Northwest and even when a cold growing season occurs this tree still produces nuts. Nuts fall free of the burr in mid season. and are easy to peel. The tree has a spreading growth form. Originally from Italy, it is one of the best storing chestnuts. It's a good pollinator and is cold Hardy to -15 F It is a somewhat chestnut blight susceptible European X Japanese cultivar and therefore best suited to be grown west of the Rockies where blight isn't usually a problem.