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Juglans nigra 'Weschcke'

Weschcke Black Walnut

Walnut

Comments

A massive shade tree selected from northern Wisconsin for its abundant production of thin shelled walnuts with sweet kernels; nuts are early ripening, one of the most winter hardy producers; give this tree lots of room to grow

Description

A massive shade tree selected from northern Wisconsin for its abundant production of thin shelled walnuts with sweet kernels; nuts are early ripening, one of the most winter hardy producers; give this tree lots of room to grow

Landscape Attributes

Planting & Growing

Weschcke Black Walnut will grow to be about 70 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 60 feet. It has a high canopy of foliage that sits well above the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. As it matures, the lower branches of this tree can be strategically removed to create a high enough canopy to support unobstructed human traffic underneath. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live to a ripe old age of 120 years or more; think of this as a heritage tree for future generations! This is a self-pollinating variety, so it doesn't require a second plant nearby to set fruit.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

70 feet

60 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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