CINDY AND DENIS' DREAM: LES GROS CAILLOUX TRUFFLE FARM
In just a few months, Cindy and Denis have accomplished a real tour de force, creating a magnificent 1.5 ha high-density truffle field. They carefully planted nearly 1,650 truffle trees, 50 American hazelnut trees mycorhized with white truffle, and a mixture of red oak, bur oak and Norway spruce mycorhized with white truffle. Appalachian truffle .
They want to produce a truffle in a forest-covered environment forest-covered* environment as close as possible to the Appalachian truffle’s natural ecosystem.
400 Red oaks & Bur oaks 400 Norway spruce 50 American hazelnut (Corylus americana)
800 Appalachian truffle plants (Canaliculatum) 50 white truffle plants (Borchii)
Unlike conventional planting, they opted for a random arrangement, without spacing or rows, to create a more natural forest visual at maturity.
Uforest environment is a shaded space created by a dense canopy of trees. It is very similar to the environment in which truffles grow naturally in the forest, making it the ideal choice for a truffle-growing project. like this one.