It is growing in the government test orchard at Beltsville, Md.
The average period of flowering at Beltsville is the last week of February to the first week in March.
The visible symptoms of scorch do not begin to appear under conditions at Beltsville until about the middle of July or later.
Observations at Beltsville show that the butternut is almost as susceptible to attack as is the Japanese walnut.
Now, with Chinese chestnuts, we planted seedlings that were grown from the seed of a parent tree at Beltsville.
This will be out at Beltsville at the Agricultural Station out there.