Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 80-100 ft
Flower Color: yellow,green
Fruit Color: green,brown
Noted for: Fall color
Recommended Uses: Shade tree where falling/fallen nuts will not be a problem.
Considerations: Slow growing. Nut and leaf litter may be a maintenance problem in residential landscapes.
Propagation: Seed. Difficult to transplant except when sufficiently small that the tap root is not disturbed.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral
Small mammals and other wildlife consume nuts. Larval host for many moths including; luna moth (Actias luna), hickory leafroller moth (Argyrotaenia juglandana), royal walnut moth (Citheronia regalis), and walnut sphinx (Amorpha juglandis.
Native Habitats: Dry hammocks, dry hardwood forests
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Ethnobotany: Edible fruits.