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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|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.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Sand|
|Soil pH:||Acidic to neutral|
Small mammals (squirrels and other rodents) 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
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures