[Market-farming] Row cover
rrobinson at nasw.org
Mon Jun 6 19:00:28 EDT 2011
On 6/6/2011 at 6:57:30 PM, Wyatt Jones wrote:
> I got 11 Chinese Chestnut trees, bare
> root, for a dollar apiece and all but one leafed out. Couldn't pass that up.
> Any wisdom on these out there?. I know they need good drainage but I
> thought I'd pick some brains before I planted them to give them the best
They make nice filtered shade. The branches are on the weak side, and the lower ones may
snap off or die back, leaving an open understory. There is a nice aroma from the blossoms.
The seed coat is very spiny, and breaks down slowly, so don't plant these where you have
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