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grafting chestnuts

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Terry Crossie
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Mon, Dec 10, 01 at 12:44

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

Terry Crossie

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RE: grafting chestnuts


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


RE: grafting chestnuts

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

RE: grafting chestnuts

  • Posted by hendy USDA zone (My Page) on
    Fri, Feb 14, 03 at 8:40

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..

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