Chestnuts: Growing the American Chestnut Tree

Wiped out by blight in the early 20th century, resistant hybrids of the American chestnut tree are making a comeback. Their rapid growth and productivity make them an excellent addition to any homestead.

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Prickly, formidable burrs protect chestnuts from hungry squirrels, but they can also make harvesting chestnuts a thorny task.
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