The Walnut nut tree is better suited to cold climates than many of the other cold climate nuts. Slow growing with best results achieved on deep soils with good drainage. Cross-pollination gives heavier nut set.
This is a seedling Jumbo Chandler which takes longer to produce nuts but a very big yielder of large size nuts from year 8 onwards. Recommended for the home orchardist looking for summer shade and winter light. Very frost resistant and ideal for areas with cold nights and hot days.
Native to Eastern Nth America, where it is highly prized for its high quality timber. The edible nut is more difficult to extract than the Engish Walnut. Used as rootstock because of its hardiness.
Comments (2)NEW | 4 litre Bag | $14.90 AU | |
Medium sized nut with a smooth, thin shell. Tree is heavy bearing with good quality nuts. This grafted variety has a lower chill than most walnut varieties and has cropped well in the Subtropics.
Comments (1)NEW | 4 litre Bag | $39.00 AU | In Production |
Also known as the Persian walnut, it is the most widely grown walnut with delicious large nuts falling in Autumn. Prefers cold climate with well drained soil.
Comments (2)NEW | 4 litre Bag | $19.90 AU | In Production |
Newly developed Californian walnut, upright and moderately vigorous. Comes into production early, heavy producer of large well seals nuts. The crack-out is around 53% It blooms late, an advantage in frosty areas, but is still matures its nuts mid season.
165mm pot | $59.00 AU | In Production |
Large smooth nuts have a 50% crack out and kernel quality is excellent at 90 per cent light. Ideal for backyards as tree is small to medium size. Popular Californian variety.
165mm pot | $47.75 AU | Seeking Propagation Material |
A low chill seedling selection of Chinese walnut. Iron Walnuts grows successfully in Alstonvilles sub tropical climate.
4 litre Bag | $29.00 AU | Seeking Propagation Material |
|Height||Frost tol.||Pollination req'd||Evergreen/Deciduous||Harvest period|
|10-15||Hardy||Partial||Deciduous||March - May|
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Need a lot of care to thrive in this area. Plenty of water and mulch, absolutely essential. Must be sheltered from hot, dry winds. Slow growing and highly ornamental. Heavy bearers once they get going. | David White - Mudgee, NSW 30-May-2006
My neighbour has a tree in panmure /auckland city, it grows very nicely about 30 feet high but i dont know which type . It has got a 2 1/2 mm thick shell good tasting . | Kelvin Chin - Panmure/auckland , N.Z 03-Jul-2008
My neighbour in n.z has got a tree planted an after a few years started fruiting . it has got a medium to hard skin outer an hard shell inner . the white flesh inside is hard to get into. | Kelvin Jr. - Panmure,auckland, N.Z. 11-Feb-2009
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