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Juglans cathayensis

Chinese walnut

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height10m to 23m
  • Spread15m to 20m
  • Growth HabitUpright hemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourGreen yellow

Description

Juglans cathayensis (Chinese walnut). This species is a deciduous tree with oblong to lanceolate leaves. It will grow to about 23m high.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Chinese bitter-nut, Walnut

Origin

E. Asia - China

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage, stately habit and, in some species, edible nuts (walnuts).

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You can grow in light, medium, heavy deep fertile well-drained soil in full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds as soon as they are ripe.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for honey fungus, coral spot, aphids and leaf spot.

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