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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 even after enduring subzero 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. This native of North America also makes an attractive shade or landscape tree, with its rounded form and dark green foliage. Plant two or more for pollination purposes.

Zones: 3 - 8 (-30° F.).
Height: 40 - 60 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Butternut Tree - 1½ ft.
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Butternut Tree - Quick-Pro™ Potted
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Butternut Tree Product Details

Botanical Name: juglans cinerea

Height: 40 - 60 feet.

Spacing: 40 - 60 feet.

Depth: Same as in the nursery.

Spread: 40 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Plant two or more for best pollination.

Yield: 1 - 3 bushels at maturity.

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

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.

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2013-04-16
Research More
Reviewed By: Jenn (North Judson, IN)
Please do more research before you purchase these nut trees. I planted 2 and they died within a few months. I also learned that there is a canker fungus disease common to many areas in the US.


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2009-03-28
awesome
Reviewed By: Gavin (rochester, ny)
This tree produces large crops of tasty nuts. Overall great tree.


Butternut Tree - 1½ ft.
  • 13323
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock
Butternut Tree - Quick-Pro™ Potted
  • 75071
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock


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