|Common name||Chestnut (Sweet)|
|Scientific name||Castanea sativa|
|Storage moisture content and temperature||Store moist @ 4°C|
|Efficacy of pretreatment / remarks||-|
|Approximate date to initiate artificial pre-treatment (for 1 March sowing)||-|
Recalcitrant - seeds that cannot be dried or frozen and are therefore short-lived.
b Maximum advisable storage c. 18-24 weeks in non-drying conditions @ 0°C
Raising Trees and Shrubs from Seed (PDF-648K)
Forestry Commission Practice Guide 18.