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Butternut Tree

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Nuts for the Far North

The butternut, also known as the white walnut, bears tender nuts with a rich, sweet, buttery flavor. Endures sub-zero temperatures! One of the hardiest of all nut trees, butternuts grow 40-60 ft. at maturity and have attractive light golden wood, which is popular for paneling and furniture. Makes an attractive shade or landscape tree. Plant two or more for pollination. Zones3-8.

Zones: 3-8
Height: 40' - 60'.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

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Butternut Tree Product Details

Botanical Name: Juglans cinerea

Height: 40' - 60'.

Spacing: 40' - 60'.

Depth: Same as in the nursery.

Spread: 40'.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Plant two or more trees for best pollination.

Yield: 1 - 3 bushels at maturity.

Foliage: Medium green turning yellow in the Fall; compound leaves.

Fruit: Dropping clusters of large, egg-shaped nuts.

Form: Rounded.

Flower Form: Insignificant - male catkins; female flower spikes.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist, deep soil.

Growth Rate: Slow growth.

Comments: Rough, thick shells terminate in a sharp point. Distinctive rich, oily, buttery flavor. Has the ability to succeed in poor soils. Somewhat self-pollinating but best to plant in groups. Easy to shell nuts. May secrete juglone as it is a member of the walnut family. Quck-Pro pots air-prune the tap root and cause the tree to send out more feeder roots, adding greatly to the success of transplanting. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, AZ, CA, GU, HI, PR, TX

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