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Chinquapin  NATIVE Castanea pumila also known as  American chinquapin Allegheny Chinkapin, Chinquapin, Chinkapin

If you grow as a tree it can reach 15-30 feet tall. or a thicket-forming shrub to 30 ft. Chinquapin nuts are edible to humans as well as wildlife. They have a sweet flavor and are eaten by many birds and mammals.  This tree prefers dry, acidic to neutral, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. Use as a small shade tree or to provide food for yourself and wildlife, A single mature tree will produce between 1200-1500 nuts each year.

Zone 5b -9a


We only ship to the continental USA no shipping to California, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Our plants ship bare root or with minimal soil in a bag. No shipment of  5 gallon pots or larger they must be picked up at the nursery ( or call for special shipping arrangements to see if we can ship to you ).

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