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This is how we cold stratify chestnuts

 
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Here's how we sprout our chestnut trees. Last year I drove my wife crazy with how much refrigerator space I taking up. This method solves that problem. Fingers crossed for the spring!

Does anyone do anything similar?



 
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Nice video, Morgan! I subbed. :) Beautiful property you have there!

We get tons of chestnuts here in the fall and I never know what to do with them. I'm going to give this a try with sawdust and see what happens. Nothing to lose!
 
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I just plant them and let nature do the work, seems to me that if nature plants chestnuts in the fall, then that's probably the best time to do it.
I do the same for all tree seeds including fruit trees.

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