Major

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.

BAND: C
ORIGIN: Texas/Arizona
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
CROPPING: Medium
AGE AT FIRST BEARING: 4-5 years

Major leaves
Young Major

Other Varieties:

NUT BEARING

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

TIMBER

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

ORNAMENTALS

Abbotbad, 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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