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Other common names
common walnut ban-nut tree
Black Sea walnut English walnut French nut Madeira nut Persian walnut Welsh nut
Juglans are deciduous trees with pinnate leaves, and inconspicuous flowers in catkins followed by usually edible nuts
Juglandaceae / Juglandaceae
J. regia is a medium-sized, broad-crowned deciduous tree. Leaves with 5-7 large oblong leaflets, aromatic when bruised. Male catkins to 10cm in length; fruits green, globose, 5cm in width, with edible kernel
Europe to C Asia
Habit Spreading / Branched
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Grow as a specimen tree in any well-drained or moist but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed or grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning group 1
Aphids and walnut blister mites may be a problem
Coral spot and a leaf spot may be a problem
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