grafting chestnuts

Terry CrossieDecember 10, 2001

I have horse chestnuts and was wonder if one can graft an edible chestnut to the horse chestnut successfully

Would appreciate any information on this particular guestion

Thanks

Terry Crossie

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bobthomasson_compuserve_com

Terry,

Although horse chestnuts are called "chestnuts" they are not related to "regular" chestnuts and a graft won't work.

Bob

    Bookmark   December 31, 2001 at 11:02AM
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martyc(blanco)

Read about a guy that cross-pollentate chestnuts in the book Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver.

    Bookmark   January 9, 2002 at 10:24PM
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hendy(USDA zone)

In this book..L'art de greffer p.266...ref..Jardin botanique de Dijon... we used Quercus robur like rootstock for chestnut(Castanea)..I have some littles trees(Quercus robur) and I want try..
hendy

    Bookmark   February 14, 2003 at 8:40AM
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