Known as the Arizona (Black) Walnut or the Nogal. This is the only Walnut species growing in desert conditions. It may reach 20m at the rate of about 30cm per year.
TREE HABIT AND VIGOUR: Medium for a Black Walnut. Wide crown.
NUT TYPE: Medium and round, with a thick, hard shell.
KERNEL TO NUT RATIO: 40-50% (estimated)
LEAFING ONSET: Not known
TYPE OF FLOWERING: Protandrous
AGE AT FIRST BEARING: 4-5 years
NUT BEARINGBroadview, Buccaneer, Hansen, Lara, Metcalfe, Number 16, Plovdivski, Proslavski, Rita, Red Danube, Soleze
TIMBERAxel, Buccaneer, Coenen, Number 16, Major, Plovdivski, Proslavski
ORNAMENTALSAbbotbad, Bixbyi, Cathayensis, Cinerea, Hansen, Intermedia, Lu Guang, 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
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