[NAFEX] Direct planting chestnuts
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue Apr 6 12:05:23 EDT 2010
I have some going now using an old method that has worked before.
Cut an X in the bottom of a can, peel the points outward. Fill can
halfway with soil, insert nut, finish filling, invert can into planting
hole with the points up, at surface level. Fill in around the can.
The can protects the nut, but rusts away before it can strangle the
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On Apr 6, 2010, at 8:52 AM, mIEKAL aND wrote:
I have such a surplus of chestnuts to plant up. I'm curious if anyone
has had any luck with direct planting chestnut seed? I'd be tempted
to put them 9 inches deep just to make sure they don't dry out.
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