Our Hazelnut and Chestnut Handbook eBook or Black and White print is out! Color will be availble shortly. We will have clonal hazelnuts of Truxton and a few NITKA this spring!

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

Our Book will be available soon on Amazon 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

Coming Soon!

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 you 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.

Our Book will be available on Amazon as a Kindle eBook, or Print.  In print you can choose either full color or black and white!

Black and White paperback print copy at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084WH2VJS 

Kindle eBook at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B084X3VBYS

Color print Copy coming soon.

Read more at Amazon or at our Book Page.

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.
hybrid hazelnut versus native hazelnut at Z's Nutty Ridge Cortland New York

Fact: Native vs. Native Hybrid Hazels

Blog posts

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.