Juglans regia - English Walnut
Juglans regia - English Walnut is a large fast growing species. A well known tree which was first introduced by the Romans who valued its nuts. Native from South-East Europe to South-west China.
Widely planted throughout the UK an it makes a fantastic and well shaped specimen for planting in parkland area, avenues, riverbanks and as a hedgerow tree.
The timber is equally as valuable as the nuts and can be used for furniture manufacture and veneer.
The foliage is shiny, pinnate with individual oval pointed leaflets which turn yellow in autumn.
Flowers appear in early Summer in the form of long catkins and in the Autumn the flowers turn to brownish green fruits that are around the size of a plum. The brown nut is held inside the husk.
We also produce Juglans nigra - Black Walnut.