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Your Native Hybrid Hazelnut, Chestnut and Heartnut Tree Nursery

Learn all about chestnuts and hazelnuts and other northern nuts. Hardy nut trees for home or orchard needs

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Our Book is available on Amazon! Buy as a Kindle eBook, or Print. In print you can choose either full color or black and white! Filled with the newest information you won't find anywhere else!

The Hazelnut and Chestnut Handbook

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Growing nut trees is easy once you know how!

Filled with the newest information you won't find anywhere else!

We have been receiving questions on growing Hazelnuts and Chestnuts for almost 30 years. We have compiled all the information needed to successfully grow hazelnuts and chestnuts in one handy reference.

We won't insult your intelligence or bore you with the scientific details.

We will tell you what you need to know! 

We give you hyperlinks if you decide you need more information.

Buy here or on Amazon as a Kindle eBook, or Print.  In print you can choose either full color or black and white! 

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Chestnut Trees

Growing named varieties of chestnuts on their own roots and regionally adapted seedlings

Native Hybrid Hazelnuts

Plant a tree that is good for the environment and you!

Hardy trees from Z's Nutty Ridge

Only the toughest trees survive our wind swept hill top.

Native Hybrid Nut Trees "Nuts - Now Our Future"*

Z's Nutty Ridge bringing you better nuts through controlled breeding for over 28 years *by Dawn Z.

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NITKA Cultivar information

NITKA Cultivar information

Read about NITKA cultivar characteristics here.  
Nut Trees - Plan for Success

Nut Trees - Plan for Success

Planning steps for growing nut trees.
New York Tree Crop Alliance Cooperative (NYTCA)

New York Tree Crop Alliance Cooperative (NYTCA)

New York Tree Crop Alliance Cooperative (NYTCA) A nonprofit cooperative of growers to process nuts and develop a sustainable industry for the Northeast.