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English Walnut Seedling
English Walnut Seedling

English Walnut Seedling

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Juglans regia. aka Persian/Carpathian Walnuts. Ontario grown English Walnuts are said to produce sweeter nuts than California grown. Sap can be boiled to make walnut syrup, which tastes very similar to maple syrup but with notes of caramel and butterscotch.

Be mindful of the juglones in the in the roots/nut husks, they are toxic to many other species. They require a buffer of about 50'/30m from the edge of the trees canopy for juglone-sensitive plants. This article from PennState Extension has a helpful list of plants that tolerate juglones. 

Height including roots: one year seedling

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 6

Recommended Use: nuts used for fresh eating, cooking or baking, or syrup enjoyed as you would maple syrup.

Ripens: October for nuts, March for sap

Pollination: self-fertile

To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: sales@silvercreeknursery.ca. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring.