A large growing tree, introduced by the Romans for the nuts, grows well on most moisture retentive soils. Produces the typical Sweet Chestnuts in the Autumn, normally when over 15yrs old.
Ultimate height 25m (82ft), spread 20m (65ft).
Castanea sativa Marron de Lyon
Marron de Lyon is a reliable French variety that can start producing nuts from an early age (2 – 3 years).Compact in habit, if you plan to control the size of your tree, prune each Autumn / Winter to maintain a height of around 12ft or so.
Ultimate height 5m (19ft), spread 4m (13ft).
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Landford Catalogue 2018.pdf (.PDF file, 259 KB)