Alleghany Chinkapin reaches a mature size of
15 to 30 feet in height and 1 foot in diameter.
It is seldom harvested, but has occasionally
been used for fence posts and railway ties.
The sweet nuts are eaten by humans as
well as a wide variety of wildlife, including
woodpeckers, squirrels, jays and chipmunks.
It is a large shrub or small tree often forming
thickets and most commonly found on drier
*Limited quantities available