Axel

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.

BAND: B
ORIGIN: Belgium/Holland
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
CROPPING: Medium-Heavy
AGE AT FIRST BEARING: 4 years

Dish of Axel Nuts
Axel's unusual nuts

Other Varieties:

NUT BEARING

Broadview, Buccaneer, Hansen, Lara, Metcalfe, Number 16, Plovdivski, Proslavski, Rita, Red Danube, Soleze

TIMBER

Buccaneer, Coenen, Number 16, Major, Plovdivski, Proslavski

ORNAMENTALS

Abbotbad, 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