Black Walnut Tree

Black Walnut Tree

Black Walnut Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Juglans nigra
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers moist well drained soil; drought tolerant
Texture:   Coarse
Form:   Massive; upright spreading; open; loses lower branches
Height:   50 to 70
Weight:   50 to 70'
Leaf:   24" alternate, pinnately compound leaves with 15 to 23 leaflets; drop sporadically during the season
Flower/Fruit:   Green 1.5 to 2" rounded fruit; edible nuts with rough black shell
Comments:    Native; difficult to transplant due to tap root
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --