Marron de Lyon Chestnut

Chestnut

Description: Marron de Lyon is a traditional mid-season marron nut of high quality. The tree itself is upright and compact. Dark brown marron nuts arrive in September.

History: Originated from France.

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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