Juglan nigra

Black Walnut


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Host plant for over 100 butterfly/moth species!
  • Native species
  • Tall, shade tree
  • Edible nuts
Edible
Edible
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers,moist, fertile soil

Collect nuts in fall when the husk turns black and split open

Fertilize in early spring; prefers a fertilizer with double nitrogen


Height: 40-60 ft
Spread: 40-60 ft
Price Level 1: $59.99~#3
Bloom Color:
Zone: 5
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Edible
  • Low Maintenance
  • Native

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water