NEWS and EVENTS







6/4/2018


The following cities listed on the link below HAVE received their shipment of trees. Mount Vernon, Belleville, Olney, Jasper, Corydon, Huntington, Kankakee, Ottawa, Geneseo, Canton.

The remaining cities listed in the link below are due to receive their trees any day now.
Open the link below for the Walmart stores
Walmart Store Link

5/21/2018

Trees are expected to arrive to selected Walmart stores between

May 23rd - May 30th
Dunstan Chestnut, *Oriental & Deer Candy persimmon trees will be arriving to Select Walmart Stores to the following states.
(CT, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, NH, NY, OH, PA, RI, WI)

Open the link below for store locations
Walmart Store Link


*Note select Walmart stores will receive 3 Oriental varieties & 2 early drop Deer Candy persimmon trees. Stores in USDA Zones 5 will not receive any of the persimmon trees.
Deer Love all Persimmons! Humans Love Oriental Persimmons!


5/4/2018

Trees are expected to arrive to selected Walmart Stores
between May 10th - May 15th
Dunstan Chestnut, *Oriental & Deer Candy persimmon trees will be arriving to Select Walmart Stores to the following states.

(AR,KS, KY, MD, MO, NC, NJ, OK, TN, VA, WV)

Open the link below for store locations
Walmart Store Link


*Note each of the Walmart stores will be receiving 3 Oriental varieties & 2 early drop Deer Candy persimmon trees.


Co-Op Feed Stores (CT, MD, NJ, NY, PA) trees are expected to arrive
by May 21st


** Note the Co-Op Feed Stores will receive Dunstan Chestnuts, Deer Candy, Deer Magnet grafted female American persimmons & wildlife pear trees.

Co-Op Feed Dealer Link


States we have already shipped to:

Dunstan Chestnut trees have arrived to select Rural King stores to the following states.

(AL, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV)


Open the link below for store locations


Rural King Store Link

Dunstan chestnut trees are expected to arrive to selected Rural King Stores between April 24th - May 3rd.


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

Dunstan Chestnut trees arrived to Theisens Stores in Iowa by April 17th
Open the link below for store locations

Theisens Store Link
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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