Scientific Name: Juglans nigra Form: Oval - horizontal, Round
Common Name:black walnut Texture:Coarse
Family Name:JuglandaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 15 - 25m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Distinctive smell, Odd-pinnate, Lanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), (Floriferous), Green, Yellow, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Nut, Edible, (Accessory tissue), Yellow, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Herb, Specimen plant, Tall background, Wildlife food, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Large tree; leaves oddly pinnate, commonly with (11-)15(-23) leaflets; fruit is a large brown to yellow and drupe-like. Winter ID: leaf scar large (8 mm), resembles a monkey face; buds small, dark brown; new growth and buds pubescent.