NEWS and EVENTS


8/15/2017

We are shipping our Dunstan chestnut trees to select Rural Kings & Co-Op feed dealer stores.


This is a tentative list of states to receive a shipment of trees.

Rural King - IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV & CO-Op Feed Dealer - CT, MD, NY, PA


We are anticipating these shipments to arrive in the stores by Labor day. An email will be sent out prior to the trees arriving in the stores with the store locations, contact information, tree varieties,sizes and approximate arrival dates.
Stay posted for the email with the information, we also post the same information Here on our home page.


*Age of trees by container size
3-gallons are 2yrs old. 7-gallons are 3yrs old.


**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 in container. 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