Native to Central and South America, the Malabar Chestnut Tree is a medium to large sized tree up to 70 ft. tall, depending on soil type and soil depth, with greenish tree trunk and branches. Hardy nut tree tolerating to 28F in subtropical climates and periods of drought, although it prefers year round warmer climate and adequate water. A good species for bonsai and growing in large pots.
Malabar Chestnut seeds or nuts are edible raw or cooked, usually boiled, roasted, fried or dried; tastes like chestnut.
Seeds packed fresh on date of purchase with planting instructions included. Planting information assistance is gladly provided on request.