Black walnuts have twice the protein of English walnuts. Their nuts are difficult to crack but have a strong and unusual flavor. We sell a nutcracker that can assist you with their tough shell. The wood of the black walnut is highly valued for carving and carpentry. Zone 4-8. Technically they are self-fertile but they will set a larger crop if you plant 2 seedlings, 2 different grafted varieties or a seedling and a grafted tree. NO WALNUT TREES CAN BE SHIPPED TO MO, KS, IN, MI, IA, NE, MN
Northern California relative of Eastern Black Walnut with similar nuts and timber quality. Well adapted throughout the Southwest and West Coast, although not nearly as hardy as Eastern Black. California Black walnut is somewhat more drought tolerant. Does best in deep, fertile soils with adequate water. Root rot resistant.
Oldest named variety of black walnut. Thomas Black Walnut originated from Pennsylvania in 1881. Still one of the most popular cultivars due to itís large nut size, great flavor & early, heavy bearing habit. Zone 4.
This variety grows with amazing speed once established, up to 5 to 6 ft. a year. Timber Black Walnut has a beautiful upright form with timber harvest age in half the time that a seedling tree would take to reach sawlog size. Very productive of small sized, thick shelled nuts. Self fertile.