English Walnut is a finer textured more spreading tree than our native Black Walnut. This is the source of most commercial walnuts sold in grocery stores. It is an important forest tree in Europe.
Plant Habit or Use:
Medium tree, large tree
Green, males in catkins, females inconspicuous, not ornamental
Woody walnut encased in a leathery husk, the nut contains edible nut meat.
40 ft to 50 ft (100 ft in native range)
40 ft to 50 ft
Explanation of the Earth–Kind® Index breakdown
- Heat Tolerance: Low Heat Tolerance
- Water Requirements: High Water Use
- Soil Requirements: Medium Soil Requirements
- Pest Tolerance: Medium Pest Resistance
- Fertility Requirements: Medium Fertility Requirements
USDA Hardiness Zones:
6, 7, 8, 9
Regions that intersect these hardiness zones:
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Region A - Panhandle and High Plains• Region B - North and Central Texas• Region C - Northeast and East Texas• Region D - West Texas• Region E - Upper Rio Grande• Region F - Hill Country and Central Coast• Region G - Southeast Texas• Region H - Rio Grande Valley
Seldom encountered in the Southeastern and Southcentral US. Grown as a commercial nut crop in California where it is often grafted on a native understock species.
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