[NAFEX] Chestnuts in 4b?
loneroc at countryspeed.com
Sun Jan 23 21:42:35 EST 2011
I'm located in a zone 3b in SW Wisconsin
I have two American Chestnut seedlings (from Bear Creek, I think) that are
25 feet tall in around 10 years. They've never been damaged and my coldest
temp has been on the low size of -40F/C. I do get decent summer heat
here--not sure if that would make a difference. Hybrid chestnuts have not
Go for it!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrienne Bordo" <beartown at toast.net>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 6:39 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] pawpaw seed and a new question
>I thank you folks for all the help and I will follow up on the links.
> After sending the original message, I thought to check Gardens North.
> Lo and behold, not only moist packed seed ready for cold treatment but
> pre treated ready to pot up seed.
> The other question I have concerns American Chestnut. To my knowledge,
> they were never native in this area (just over the border from western
> VT), but maybe someone could confirm that. A company in British
> Columbia is selling seeds from the West Coast that would not be
> carrying the blight. Any ideas on what the chances would be for
> growing Chestnuts here in Zone 4b?
> Guess I need to get started with the Pawpaws right away. 67 + 8, I'll
> be slowing down!
> Adrienne Bordo
> Stanbridge East, QC Z4b
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