Chestnuts are large trees growing to 10 – 15m high and up to 10m wide. Grafted trees usually bear well after 4 years. Nuts are harvested after falling from the tree. Best grown in the Perth hills or in the South West of WA.
“Wandiligong Wonder” produces a very large nut with excellent flavour enclosed in a prickly green burr. Used for cooking and roasting. Matures early April.
Pollination: Recommended to plant two varieties for best results.