Black Walnut, a fast growing tree. Yellow-green catkins, edible nuts. Height after 10 years over 6m.Full Details>
Common Name: Walnut
The walnut family like deep, well drained soil and full sun or part shade. Speculation on walbuts 'poisoning' the soil for other trees is true with the Black Walnut (J. nigra) which produces 'Juglone', a plant inhibiting substance. It also has other colouring properties used in the cosmetics (hair dye) and good industries.