wier at md.fsl.noaa.gov
Tue Jan 4 18:32:06 EST 1994
In <Phillipsj-cic-is-040194153240 at 126.96.36.199> Phillipsj-cic-is at redstone-emh2.army.mil (Jimmy A. Phillips) writes:
>I would like to know if anyone has any information on the availability of
>any of the true American Chestnuts. I understand that they were wiped out
>in the eastern part of the country by a blithe (I hope that is the correct
>word to use) and there may be some left inthe western part of the US. If
>anyone has information on this I would greatly appreciate it.
>Thanks in advance,
Years ago the Northern Nut Growers were working on hardy strains which
could resist the Chestnut blight. I do not have their address at
hand. They publish books so you might look in the back of
books in print.
When I go I hope it is by a blithe.
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