Yixian Good Flavor

‘Yixian Good Flavor’ (C. mollissima), also referred to as ‘YGF’, originated from a seedlot from the region of Yixian, China, in the southern tip of Anhui Province. The tree grows upright, and the nuts drop over the course of an extended time, from early season to late season. ‘Yixian Good Flavor’ produces a very flavorful, medium to large nut. Its nuts are some of the larger C. mollissima nuts grown at the University of Missouri chestnut planting in New Franklin (Nave, 2017). More evaluations in the East and Midwest are needed.