Growing Chestnut in Pots

It is really easy to grow chestnuts in tree tubes or other pots ? all that is required are the appropriate pots, soil mix, nuts, labelling, and the initiative to plant and care for the young trees. Planting in pots is great if you like to have gifts for friends, or want to get a […]

New Hartford Tree Hangs On

New Hartford Tree Hangs On In spring of 2010 Bartlett Tree (photo at right and below) assisted the CT Chapter TACF with pollinating a verified American chestnut located on the shores of West Hill Pond in New Hartford, CT. The nuts produced by the tree that summer were planted the following spring at the Great […]

2012 Summary Report on Orchard Operations

By Bill Adamsen Member CT Chapter TACF 2012 Summary Report on Orchard Operations The purpose of this report is to present the Connecticut Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation┬« summary of breeding orchard success following close of 2012. The Connecticut Chapter currently operates seven orchards widely distributed across Connecticut in which we planted almost four […]