Preolenna Chestnuts

Key to common Chestnut Varieties
About us
Local Producer Organisations
Books on Sweet Chestnut Production
Useful cookbooks
Links to relevant sites on sweet chestnuts
For more information about Tasmania
Recipes and Nutritional information by courtesy of the Chestnut Growers of Australia Ltd
Hazelnut information

Living with Wildlife


History of Preolenna

About Us

Introducing Preolenna Chestnuts, a 25 acre chestnut and hazelnut enterprise established by Colleen and Daryl Dibley 20 kilometres south of Wynyard at Preolenna on the North West coast of Tasmania. The property retains over half its area as native wet eucalypt forest habitat and has been declared a Land for Wildlife property under the Tasmanian Government’s Bushcare programme.

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Local Producer Organisations

Chestnut Growers of Australia
PO Box 4

Australian Nutgrower: journal of the Australian Nut Industry Council Ltd.
Inquiries to: The Editor, Jennifer Wilkinson
P.O. Box 1
DARGO Vic 3862
Phone: 51401258

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Books we have found useful on Sweet Chestnut Production

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Useful cookbooks

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Links to relevant sites we have found on sweet chestnuts

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More Information on Tasmania

Link to Tasonline for more information about Tasmania

Contact us

Please email us at with any comments or suggestions. We would particularly like to hear from growers or potential growers in Tasmania.

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