Quercus montana

Chestnut Oak

No 2023 crop to be had. Please add to your wish list and we will contact you when we (hopefully) get a 2024 crop this upcoming fall/winter.
  • Quercus montana

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New Zealand

Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days , or until radicle emergence
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

Looking for a sturdy, reliable tree to enhance your landscape? Look no further than the Quercus montana Chestnut Oak. This native Eastern US tree boasts the thickest, most noticeably ridged bark of any oak in the region, making it a standout feature for any property. But this tree isn't just visually striking; it also produces some of the largest acorns around, with potential for use in cooking. And the wood of the tree is close-grained, heavy, strong, and durable, making it valuable for furniture, fencing, railway ties, and fuel. If you're seeking a tree that combines beauty and practicality, the Chestnut Oak is an excellent choice.

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