A bit of a curiosity, Axel probably bears the largest walnuts of any known
variety, however they are often poorly filled and only of mediocre flavour. Not
for commercial plantings but of interest to gardeners.
TREE HABIT AND VIGOUR: Large, powerful grower of erect habit. Vigorous.
NUT TYPE: Massive and distinctly bi-lobed
KERNEL TO NUT RATIO: 40%
LEAFING ONSET: 1st May
TYPE OF FLOWERING: Protandrous
AGE AT FIRST BEARING: 4 years
Axel's unusual nuts
NUT BEARINGBroadview, Buccaneer, Hansen, Lara, Metcalfe, Number 16, Plovdivski, Proslavski, Rita, Red Danube, Soleze
TIMBERBuccaneer, Coenen, Number 16, Major, Plovdivski, Proslavski
ORNAMENTALSAbbotbad, Bixbyi, Cathayensis, Cinerea, Hansen, Intermedia, Lu Guang, Major, Mandschurica, Microcarpa, Nigra Emma K, Nigra Laciniata, Nigra Leopold, Paradox, Pendula, Pedro, Purpurea, Red Danube, Regia Laciniata, Sinensis, Ssang Sung, Tremlett's Giant, Zhong Lin
Manse Organics Ltd, The Manse, Capel Isaac, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 7TN