Nuts Chinquapin nut in husk in October

Native Chinquapin

Castanea pumila

Nuts Chinquapin catkins
Catkins on Chinquapin

A native bush with small sweet chinquapin nuts. Nuts similar to chestnut but not as large. Adapted from Maine to Georgia. A pretty ornamental in sun or shade, leaves turning bright yellow in fall. Mature height 6'-12'. Best to have two to set fruit. Space 10' circle. Zones 5-9.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceVery Good
Drought ToleranceGood
Heat ToleranceGood
Humidity ToleranceVery Good
Sun ToleranceGood
Wet Soil TolerancePoor
Shade ToleranceExcellent
No SprayExcellent
Salt TolerancePoor
Fresh for KidsGood
Deer ResistancePoor
Plant TypeShrub
Soil TypeWell Drained
Edible TypeNut
Self FertileNo
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