English Walnut Juglans regia

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Botanical Name:

Juglans regia

Family:

Juglandaceae

Genus:

Juglans

Species:

regia

Common Name:

English Walnut

Height:
65 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

Please see Juglans regia Carpathian. This is the only strain we are carrying at this time.

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  • Juglans regia

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Juglans regia is a large deciduous tree attaining heights of 25–35 m, and a trunk up to 2 m diameter, commonly with a short trunk and broad crown, though taller and narrower in dense forest competition. It is a light-demanding species, requiring full sun to grow well.
* Native to Europe and Asia, long a source of valued timber and thin-shelled, edible nuts; compound leaves, rounded, open habit; likes a deep, light, dryish soil.
* The wood is heavy, hard, durable, close grained, seasons and polishes well. A very valuable timber tree, it is used for furniture making, veneer etc. more...
* Methyl palmitate, which has been extracted from green husks of J. regia has insecticidal properties: at a concentration of 10 mg/ml, it killed 98% of Tetranychus cinnabarinus (carmine spider mites) in one study. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov