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Chestnut - Marigoule

Pedigree: sativa * crenata
Origin: France
Chestnut blight susceptible: Yes
Bloom time: Mid season
Median female flowers: 5
Maximum female flowers: 7
Tree growth habit: medium growing upright
Harvest: Mid season
Nut per lb:
Nuts per burr: Usually 3
Production: Medium producer of medium nuts that store well Pellicle: removal very easy
Split kernels: none
Pollen: Good pollinator
Cold Hardy: -15F

Cultivar discussion:
This hybrid comes to us from France. Nut fall is mid season and fall in the burr. The tree wants to grow more upright than most ExJ hybrids. Nut size is medium to large. It is know for its resistance to root rot. The nuts are easy to peel once the have cured for a few days. This tree is a little slow growing compared to other ExJ hybrids. Fruiting can take 4 -5 years and production is medium. Once cured for a few days this chestnut can be as sweet as candy. This cultivar can be a pollinator for most of the pollen sterile chestnut trees such as Colossal, Bouch de Betizac, and Marrone.

Pictures of the Marigoule chestnut tree in bloom

Marigoule Chestnut tree

Marigoule Chestnut tree

Picture of Marigoule chestnuts

Marigoule Chestnuts

 
 
Purchase Information:
The Marigoule chestnut tree can be purchased from our nursery.