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Juglans microcarpa

Texas walnut

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height7m to 11m
  • Spread8m to 11m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourGreen yellow
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Juglans microcarpa (Texas walnut). This species is a bushy spreading tree with pinnate glossy green leaves that turn yellow in the autumn.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub or Tree

Other common names

Walnut

Origin

S. USA & N. Mexico

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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