Marhlac Chestnut

Chestnut

Parentage: Laquepie x C. crenata

Description: Marhlac is an early mid-season hybrid. Vigorous with large mahogany-red nuts that store well.

Chestnut Growing Tips: Happier planted on lighter soils, acid to neutral is best, avoid chalk if possible. They dislike waterlogged soils, which can encourage 'ink disease' symtoms. Make sure you harvest the nuts daily to avoid the attention of hungry vermin!

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Picking month: September

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