Where can I get some American Chestnut seeds or seedlings?
November 13, 2012 10:09 AM Subscribe
I am interested in growing blight resistant American Chestnut Trees in Northern New Jersey. Where can I find seeds or seedlings?
posted by JayNolan to home & garden (11 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
I realize the long time periods involved in the breeding programs for establishing the chestnuts lost by blight and understand the risk of loosing trees that might not be actually resistant many years down the line. With that in mind I love the idea of helping the recovery effort in any small way. I have donated in the past to The American Chestnut Foundation
but they are not offering seeds at this time. With the time to maturity very long, I would like to get started and see how it goes, even if it is a learning experience.