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Juglans nigra

Common Name(s):
Black walnut
Category:
Trees
Height:
50-70 ft.
Flower:
Green 1.5 to 2 in. rounded fruit; edible nuts with rough black shell
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; prefers moist well drained soil; drought tolerant
Texture:
Coarse
Form:
Massive; upright spreading; open; loses lower branches
Width:
50-70 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
24 in. alternate, pinnately compound leaves with 15 to 23 leaflets; drop sporadically during the season
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2025

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