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Black Walnut

Botanical Name
Juglans nigra
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
9
Height
50 to 75 feet
Width
50 to 75 feet
Flowers
Late winter or early spring, spiky flowers often overlooked and of limited ornamental value
Fruit
Nut enclosed in a green, semi-fleshy husk that matures to black and falls away
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Prefers moist fertile soils though tolerates dry, high pH and clay
Planting & Care
  • Transplant young seedlings in spring before growth begins or nursery-grown plants early in the season
Problems
Anthracnose, leaf spot, juglone toxicity

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