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Juglans Nigra

Botanical Name:

Juglans nigra

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Moist, rich soils. Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Acid-based, Calcareous
Heat Tolerant
yes
Cold Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Edible, Native Plant, Tree

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

72-100 ft.

Flower

Single-stemmed catkins 2 ½ to 5 ½ in long, short spiked near twig and yellow-green in color, appearing from April to May. Monoecious.

Fruit

Brown to black nut inside a fleshy, non-splitting, yellow-green husk that heavily stains skin and clothing. Displays in October. Nut inside is edible. Fruit attached singly or in pairs, globular, with pointed apex., Green, Brown

Benefits
Ornamental

Fall conspicuous, Shade tree

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Fagales

Family

Juglandaceae

Genus

Juglans

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