NEWS and EVENTS





10/10/2017

We are still accepting orders for Fall shipping season. The last day to place your order for the fall season is Saturday November 25th If you are planting in USDA plant zones 8-9 there is still time to receive and plant your Dunstan chestnut trees prior to winter.

Tentative Fall Shipping Schedule * Note all 1 yr old trees are non-dormant and shipped in a container with leaves.

Plant Zones 8-9 in November


8/21/2017



Limited Fall shipment to Rural Kings - IL, IN, KY,MI, MO, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV

Rural King Stores
Trees expected to receive their shipment of 3 gallon (2yr old) Dunstan chestnut trees between August 25th - 31st.

Click on Rural King link for store location


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Limited Fall shipment to Co-Op Feed Dealers - CT, MD, NJ, NY, PA


Co-Op feed dealer stores
Trees are expected to receive their shipment of Dunstan chestnut, Late drop (deer magnet) grafted American female, Early drop grafted American female persimmons, & Wildlife pear trees by Labor day weekend.


- Late drop grafted American Female persimmon variety under this collection is called Deer Magnet: must plant with early drop grafted American female or 3 or more native American seedling persimmons for best pollination.

- Early drop grafted American female persimmon varieties included under this collection: *Big Fruited DV, *Morris Burton, Prok and Yates.
* Must plant with late drop, or another early drop collection or 3 or more native American seedling persimmons for best pollination and production.
Grafted American female persimmons bear fruit within 2-3 years of age based on care and climate they receive.


**The trees will have leaves when you purchase them at the stores.
If you do not have an enclosed trailer or pick up bed cover, please lay the trees down and cover with blanket, shade cloth, and/or tarp to prevent wind damage to your investment.

This is a one time shipment for the Fall to these stores for the season. They will go FAST!
You can join our email list to receive a list of retail stores and locations

Use the link to plug in the zip code where you will be planting for specific plant zone. USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map


To order older trees contact us directly: CHESTNUT HILL OUTDOORS


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Shipping information for Mail Order Trees. All mail order trees are 1yr old trees and are shipped UPS ground.

We ship our trees via UPS Ground during the Spring and Fall according to your USDA plant Zone and the weather at the time.


Tentative Spring Shipping Schedule *Note all 1yr old trees are shipped bareroot and dormant.

Plant Zones 8-9 in January-February

Plant Zones 7-8 in February-March
Plant Zones 5-6 in late March-April


Tentative Fall Shipping Schedule * Note all 1 yr old trees are shipped non-dormant in a container with leaves. We do not recommend shipping/planting to zone 5 in the fall.

Plant Zones 6 in late September

Plant Zones 7-8 in October
Plant Zones 8-9 in November



How to Plant a Chestnut Tree

Click the following link for detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to plant your new chestnut trees!

Spring Planting Instructions

The Best Food Plot Tree

The American Chestnut was the primary mast tree for wildlife in the eastern U.S., until it was killed by the Chestnut Blight. The blight resistant Dunstan Chestnut makes possible the replanting of the American hardwood forests with the tree that produces more high quality food per acre than oaks or other trees.

Video - R.D. Wallace discusses the Dunstan Chestnut

The Best Food Plot Tree