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North Point Forest Farm Supply

Marigoule Chestnut (Castanea Sativa X Crenata) Seedling Tree

Marigoule Chestnut (Castanea Sativa X Crenata) Seedling Tree

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Planting information: ‘Marigoule’ is a mixture of (crenata × sativa) originating from France and is cold hardy to cold hardy to -15. Known to be introduced to the US markets in 1992.

Fruiting information: The nuts are red and have a good flavor but have a harder to peel nut. Fruiting in 3-5 years from seed 2-4 from bareroot planting. Often used as a pollinator for pollen sterile chestnut trees (Colossal, Bouch de Betizac, and Marrone). 

Benefits: Beyond its use as a pollinator Marigoule is also known to have a high level of resistance to Phytophthora spp. and a reputation for producing good offspring.  Its root rot resistance makes it an ideal candidate for wetter plantings.. 

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