1. Growing a Horse Chestnut Tree

Asked by Anonymous - March 5, 2011

I planted some conkers with my children; one has sprouted. I am looking for some advice on what to do next. It would be wonderful to have a tree in the garden, but I don’t know if I’ve got enough space. Can you help?

2. Dry Horse Chestnuts

Asked by Anonymous - March 16, 2011

I have some dry horse chestnut seeds from last year. Will they still germinate, and if so, can you advise me on the best way to do this?

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3. Planting Horse Chestnut From Seed

Asked by Anonymous - July 22, 2011

As a child I sat on my roof under a Horse Chestnut tree. When I got married I grabbed a handful of Horse Chestnut seeds and told myself that I would plant them when I bought my first home. After 13 years, I took them out of my jewelry box and placed them in the ground in the fall. The next spring I had 7 trees. I just don’t remember how I planted them. There is a small portion of the seed that is light beige or white, and I think that I placed the seed in the ground with that side down. Am I correct? I have 7 brothers and sisters who would now love to have a childhood memory too!

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4. Nut Tree Grafting-Chestnut

Asked by Anonymous - October 5, 2014

I have a chestnut tree in the ground, about 5 ft tall. I have some branches from a producing chestnut tree that I would like to graft in. Should I do it now and what method would be best? I live in southeast Texas near the gulf.

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