Black Walnut

$11.95

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Black Walnut

$11.95

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) is a majestic tree, known for its hard, dark wood and delectable nuts. This native North American gem grows tall and sturdy, offering shade and beauty. Its deeply furrowed bark and pinnate leaves give it a distinctive appearance. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Black Walnut’s nuts are a culinary delight, adding richness to dishes and baked goods.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-9
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, deep-rooted
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 50-75′ tall, 50-75′ wide
Plant Spacing: 40-60′ apart
Growth Habit: Round, spreading
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Monoecious, requires cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Wind
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Fruit Characteristics

Nut Size: 1.5-2″
Nut Flavor: Rich, earthy
Nut/Husk Color and Appearance Green, round, rough-textured
Harvest Time: September-October
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 12-15

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Thousand Cankers Disease (Geosmithia morbida): Susceptible
Anthracnose (Gnomonia leptostyla): Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot (Armillaria mellea): Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew (Microsphaera alni): Moderately Resistant
Walnut Husk Fly (Rhagoletis completa): Moderately Susceptible
Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella): Moderately Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Round, spreading
Foliage Color: Dark green
Fall Color: Yellow
Lifespan: 150-200 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Toxic to horses, non-toxic to humans and pets
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: Yes

Black Walnut

$11.95

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