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Featuring hazelnut (cobnut), almond and walnut trees, our range of quality nut trees make attractive additions to the garden, giving colour in winter months and heavy crops of nuts from late summer/early autumn.
Sweet Chestnut 'Regal'
Castanea sativa, Spanish Chestnut, European Chestnut
Sweet Chestnut ‘Regal’ makes an excellent choice for the larger garden as it is more compact than many varieties, growing to 5m (16’) tall in 10 years. An ideal specimen tree for lighter soils and even tolerates coastal conditions. This attractive tree has shiny green leaves and showy, fragrant mid-summer blossom that is followed by tasty sweet chestnuts in October. Harvest the nuts as they fall to the ground - they can be stored through to January for roasting or making purees.
Sweet Chestnut ‘Regal’ is self-fertile and therefore does not require a pollination companion. Sweet chestnut trees will begin to produce nuts three to four years after planting. Height: 5m (16’). Spread: 4m (13’).
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 4 years.
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