NEWS and EVENTS





4/18/2018

Make sure you protect your newly purchased "leafed out" trees from freezing temperatures by covering them with Frost cloth. Click for information on properly using frost cloth


4/10/2018

Dunstan Chestnut trees will be arriving to Theisens Stores in Iowa

Open the link below for store locations

Theisens Store Link

Dunstan chestnut trees are expected to arrive to select Theisens Stores by April 17th


Shipping to select retail vendors for this Spring

Tentative time frame trees will begin to ship out from FL to:

At this time we do not have confirmed stores locations. Stores we have orders from are Walmart, Rural King, Theisens and Co-Op feed dealer stores.

Tentative time frame trees will begin to ship out from FL to:

Theisens (IA) 2nd week of April.
Walmart - (AR,KS,KY, MD, MO, NC, NJ, Southern OH, OK, Southern IL, TN, VA, WV) Early May.
Rural King - (IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV) Late - April.
Co-Op Feed Dealers - (CT, MD, NY, PA)
Early May.

Walmart - (CT, IA,IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, NH, NY, OH, PA, RI, WI) Early May.

We will send an email out just prior to shipping to each region with store location.

Tentative tree varieties to ship to select stores this spring are: Dunstan chestnut trees, grafted female American persimmons & wildlife pears. ** Note only the Co-op feed dealers stores will most likely receive grafted female American persimmons and wildlife pears.

States we have already shipped to:
Dunstan Chestnut trees at select Wal-mart Southern State stores 2nd week in February.
AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TX.
Select stores are due to receive 3 gallon (2yr old) & 7 gallon (3yr old) Dunstan chestnut trees

Click on Wal-mart link


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


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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