Chestnut, Chinese 1-0 (Castanea mollissima)
Chinese chestnut is a small tree that can reach 40 feet in height with a crown spread of 40 to 50 feet. Best growth is in full-day sun. Chinese chestnut is tolerant of some drought but prefers good soil that is loose, not dry, and not too wet. It can be used as a fruit tree, a shade tree or as a residential street tree. The edible nuts are suitable for human and wildlife consumption.