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Order: Juglandales
   Family: Juglandaceae
            Genus: Juglans
                        Specie: nigra

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Large leaves with up to 23 leaflets; large and round fruits

Uses: Specimen tree Fruit production Large gardens Timber tree Shade tree

Zones: 4-10

Description: A native of eastern and central USA and southeastern Canada, this large quick-growing tree has deeply furrowed bark and large leaves with 11 to 23 leaflets. The fruits are large and round and usually solitary or carried in pairs. Specimens may reach 100 f

Growth Habit: Wide-domed habit


Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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