View Single Post
Old 01-28-2016, 01:28 PM   #11
Boreal Fox
Moss Hopper
Boreal Fox's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 231
Originally Posted by All Downhill From Here View Post
I've worked with the ACF to get blight-resistant strains planted around town. They're 90+% likely to resist blight, yet retain the look of the real American chestnut (vs. the Chinese). It's just a matter of time before they're back.

They're great trees. I've read that a healthy mature chestnut produces enough calories in nuts to sustain someone for 6 months.
Where could one get blight-resistant strains of chestnut?
Boreal Fox is offline   Reply With Quote