Black Walnut
Black Walnut
Black Walnut
Black Walnut

Black Walnut

Regular price $7.00

The Black Walnut is a large deciduous tree providing light shade and excellent bright yellow fall foliage. Nut production begins when the tree is about 10 years old and has best production when 30 years old. The tree tends to yield heavier in alternate years.

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Growth Rate Moderate
Mature Size 70-130 ft tall; 2-4 ft diameter
Soil Loamy soils, avoiding dry, sandy, gravelly forms; Grow best in deep, fertile and moist but well-drained soils
Light Full sun for optimal growth and nut production, partial shade tolerant
Leaves Alternate, compound 1-2 ft long with 15-23 leaflets
Flower & Fruit Unisexual flowers emerge mid-April to mid-June; Globular fruit 1-2 inches diameter contained nut with a yellowish-green husk, ripening between September and October
Deer Browse Risk Medium
Benefits Have been highly prized for many of its attributes. The wood is valued for its strength, striking color, durability and dimension stability. Historically used for gunstocks, furniture and flooring as well as paddles and coffins. The edible nuts have provided wildlife such as squirrels, whitetailed deer and woodpeckers with sustenance. Used in a variety of commercial baking products, ice cream, candy and the shells have been ground and used as a polishing abrasive.

Fall Sale 2020, all orders will be shipped directly to customer with a 30% shipping charge due to covid-19 concerns

The information below ONLY APPLIES to Spring Sales

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 10 & 11 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St., Sandusky, MI
  • April 17 & 18 at the Goodells County Park- Exhibit Barns.
    • Goodells, MI (Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park)
  • April 21 & 22 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St., Armada, MI
  • April 24 & 25 at Sterling Heights Dodge Park
    • Farmer's Market Pavilion, 40629 Utica Rd Sterling Heights, MI 48313

    Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.