JUGLANS regia

Commonly known as Common walnut, English walnut, Jupiter's nuts, Nux regia

Slow growing tree which has long been grown for its timber quality
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JUGLANS regia

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £14.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £35.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous
    leaves to 30cm (12in) or more composed of 5-9 elliptic to ovate, entire or serrated, glossy leaflets, bronze-purple when young.
  • Height
    To 30m (100ft)
  • Spread
    To 15m (49ft)
  • Tree
    Male flowers are in drooping catkins 5-10cm (2-4in) long. Produces edible nuts within spherical fruit to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Prefers a sheltered sunny spot.
  • Additional Features
    Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, walnut blister mites, honey fungus, coral and leaf spot.
  • Place of origin
    southeastern Europe to Himalayas, southwestern China, central Russia.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage - aromatic leaves.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 30m (100ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 15m (49ft)
 

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