NEWS and EVENTS
To order click here.
3 gallons are 2yrs old. 7 gallons are 3yrs old.
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
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 in container.
Plant Zones 6 in late September
Plant Zones 7-8 in October Plant Zones 8-9 in November
Click the following link for detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to plant your new chestnut trees!
Spring Planting Instructions
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