The American Chestnut Tree - Photo Gallery


The progressive spread of the Chestnut blight after it’s introduction into the American wilderness 




A canker in the side of an American Chestnut tree.




A fully grown American Chestnut tree




One of Elena Fernandez’s surviving American Chestnut tree saplings.  The cup is a mud-packing mechanism to suppress the blight from killing the sapling too soon.




Genetically engineered saplings in a Greenhouse and out in the field in Syracuse, NY.




Chestnut burs in their early development.

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