Chestnut

truffler1635 at my-deja.com truffler1635 at my-deja.com
Sun Dec 5 15:24:12 EST 1999


In article <383F60A7.EED65654 at daviesand.com>,
  Karl Davies <karl at daviesand.com> wrote:
>
>
> truffler1635 at my-deja.com wrote:
>
> > The following article is from The Oregonian, Nov. 25, 1999, Home &
> > Gardens, p 22
> >
> > OVER OPEN FIRE OR IN OVEN, CHESTNUTS READY TO ROAST
> >
> > By Vern Nelson, in the column Hungry Gardener
>
> <snip>
>
> >        Although chestnut blight is a problem in the eastern United States,
> > Hunter Carlton, owner of Bear Creek Nursery in Northport, Wash., says
> > Northwest air is too dry to allow the spread of the blight (Endothia
> > parasitica). In addition, Oregon has a quarantine against chestnuts from
> > the East Coast.
>
> <snip>
>
> If you don't have one already, you should order a copy of the Bear Creek Nursery
> Catalog.  It has a TERRIFIC selection of fruit and nut trees.  You can order it
> online from http://www.gardennet.com/BearCreek/default.htm.  I'm in
> Massachusetts, and I order all my nut trees from Bear Creek in WA.  They do just
> fine here and just about everywhere in zones 4-6 (depending upon the cultivar).
>
> --
> Karl Davies, Practicing Forester

Thanks for posting this Karl. I just used the form to order the free
catalog. I'll be looking forward to hearing what they have to say about
chestnuts as well as other tree species.

Daniel B. Wheeler
www.oregonwhitetruffles.com


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