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Black Walnut

Juglans nigra

GIS Coordinate:
N40 21.093 W94 53.269

Trail Number:
C23

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Description

Family:
Juglandaceae

Foliage:
Leaves are alternate, pinnately compound with 15 to 23 leaflets

Native Locale:  
Massachusetts to Florida and west to Minnesota and Texas

Mature Height:
50 to 75 feet

Mature Width:
50 to 75 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 9

Soil Preference:
Prefers deep, rich, moist soils for good growth

Growth Habit:
Full, well- formed trunk which is devoid of branches a considerable distance from the ground. Crown is oval to rounded and somewhat open

Rate of Growth:
n/a

Disease and Insect:
n/a

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Nut: Nut meats and shells are used commercially.
  • Wood is used for furniture and gunstocks. 

Photos

Leaf - Black WalnutSummer - Black WalnutSummer '08 - Black WalnutSummer '08 Fruit - Black WalnutSummer '08 Leaf - Black Walnut