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Juglans nigra ‘Kwik-Krop’

Common Name(s):
Kwik-Krop black walnut
Categories:
Edible Plants, Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Kwik-Krop black walnut tree is a cultivar of black walnut, a native tree species to North America. It grows rather fast when young but will slow down after mature. The taproot contains juglone which might affect other plants living beneath the canopy. It is a source for lumber. Cold hardy and Heat tolerant.

Height:
40-60 ft.
Flower:
The green to yellow flower is not showy, blooms in late spring.
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Well-drained, moist soil. Heat tolerant.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright, rounded crown
Edibility:
This tree produces a large, black nut that is easy to slip off the husk and contains more than 30% kernel. Ripens in early October.
Width:
40-60 ft.
Growth Rate:
Fast
Leaf:
It features alternate, odd-pinnately compound, ovate-shaped green leaves with serrate margin.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 3022