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#3070536 - 12/09/12 09:54 AM Dunstan Chestnut
trealtree
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I just purchased 2 of these trees as a Christmas present for my father who has been wanting chestnut tree's for years. I am curious how long it will take for them to produce nuts? Has anyone had this variety in the ground for a few years?
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#3070594 - 12/09/12 10:29 AM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: trealtree]
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4 years so far,produced a couple dozen this year
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#3070663 - 12/09/12 11:07 AM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: Football Hunter]
trealtree
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 Originally Posted By: Football Hunter
4 years so far,produced a couple dozen this year


Not too bad. Any tips on how close to plant them? fertilizer etc?
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#3071188 - 12/09/12 04:37 PM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: trealtree]
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I plant mine 20-30 ft apart. Depending on your PH you can use an acidic fertilizer or just straight fertilizer. There again depending on your deficiencies in the soil. I like triple 13 twice a growing season, and maybe once during November-December.

I am sure others have preferences, and better ideas though.

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#3073515 - 12/10/12 09:15 PM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: Football Hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: Football Hunter
4 years so far,produced a couple dozen this year


FH How tall are your 4 year old dunstans? How talk were they when you planted them? Thanks just interested in their growth rate...
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#3074788 - 12/11/12 05:55 PM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: Hollar Hunter]
tickweed
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Best place to buy them?
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#3075447 - 12/12/12 07:58 AM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: tickweed]
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Several Walmarts in TN actually had them this past spring (they are from the Realtree Nursery). I don't know if they will get any in next spring. I bought 6 of them, planted 2 of them and potted up the other 4 in larger containers until about a month ago when I set them out. One of them actually had 2 nuts this summer.
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#3075466 - 12/12/12 08:14 AM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: woodchuckc]
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Do you remember how much you paid for them??
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#3075521 - 12/12/12 09:03 AM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: diamond hunter]
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 Originally Posted By: diamond hunter
Do you remember how much you paid for them??


I paid 25 dollars each online, but the price goes down depending on how many you buy.

http://www.chestnuthilltreefarm.com/The-Dunstan-Chestnut.html
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#3075648 - 12/12/12 10:31 AM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: diamond hunter]
woodchuckc
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 Originally Posted By: diamond hunter
Do you remember how much you paid for them??


I believe they were $20 each, but they may have been a few dollars more. They were 6' tall and looked pretty good.

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#3075863 - 12/12/12 12:59 PM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: woodchuckc]
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 Originally Posted By: woodchuckc
Several Walmarts in TN actually had them this past spring (they are from the Realtree Nursery). I don't know if they will get any in next spring. I bought 6 of them, planted 2 of them and potted up the other 4 in larger containers until about a month ago when I set them out. One of them actually had 2 nuts this summer.


Nice.

I wonder if Wal Mart will have more of these.

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#3075907 - 12/12/12 01:28 PM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: Doskil]
trealtree
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 Originally Posted By: Doskil
 Originally Posted By: woodchuckc
Several Walmarts in TN actually had them this past spring (they are from the Realtree Nursery). I don't know if they will get any in next spring. I bought 6 of them, planted 2 of them and potted up the other 4 in larger containers until about a month ago when I set them out. One of them actually had 2 nuts this summer.


Nice.

I wonder if Wal Mart will have more of these.


Here is the list from last spring.

http://www.chestnuthillnursery.com/Sites/113/Images/Realtree%20Nursery%20Walmart%20Stores.pdf
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#3076724 - 12/12/12 09:35 PM Re: Dunstan Chestnut [Re: trealtree]
diamond hunter
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How in the hadies do you get that list??How can I find out about next yeaar??
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