Andean Walnuts

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Andean Walnut

Juglans neotropica
Fruit Trees > Nut Trees > Andean Walnut
This fast growing evergreen walnut species is from the relative calm and frost free sub tropical Andes. The advantage of the Andean walnut is that it is a walnut that may fruit in parts or all of the subtropics where no other walnut will fruit; it fruits ... Read More
Other Names: Tropical Walnut, Peruvian Walnut


Specifications of Andean Walnut

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months June, July, August, September, October

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Andean Walnut Reviews & Tips

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Janelle Schafer
11y ago

Tuntable Creek, NSW, Australia, Australia

Andean Walnut

Mine survived the early heavy frosts (possibly to -8) is now mature and set first fruits- maybe 15 years after planting- they don't like having privet under them and improved once I weeded this out

★★★ 13y ago


Juglans neotropica.  Bought from Diggers. 

15y ago

Tallebudgera Valley, 4228

Andean Walnut

Mine took a year to put its roots down but has just started to take off

16y ago

Tabulam, NSW, Australia

Andean Walnut

-4C is definitely the limit. to -3 you lose tips, at -4 you lose limbs. they reshoot each year but get ugly and diseased.

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