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Juglans nigra/Black Walnut

Juglans nigra / Juglans nigra
Compound leaves and nut in mid summer
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Compound leaves and nut in mid summer

Specimen tree

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Scientific Name: Juglans nigra
Common Name: Black Walnut
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Trees, Fruiting
Comments: Grows in neutral to slightly alkaline soils. Makes a highly prized lumber. Produces an edible nut that is eaten by wildlife. It has compound leaves with up to 23 leaflets in each. It is a long-lived, durable tree.