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Juglans regia/English Walnut

Juglans regia / Juglans regia
Foliage in summer
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Foliage in summer

Fruit or nuts in summer before maturity

Trees average 35-40 feet in height, but may reach 60 feet when mature

Trunk covered with grayish bark

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Scientific Name: Juglans regia
Common Name: English Walnut
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Trees, Fruiting
Comments: In 20-30 years will produce a 60 foot tree that can be covered with edible nuts. Grown for nuts and a source of lumber. Mature trees have ben known to produce several hundred pounds of nuts in a single year. Does not do well in shade, in heavy soils or those the tend to be droughty.