name botanical:Juglans nigra
other name:Eastern Black Walnut
family:walnut family (Juglandaceae)
height:up to 30 m (99 ft) (rarely up to 50 m (164 ft))
The leaves are pinnate and will grow up to 60 cm (23 in). The single leaflets are ovate, the leaf margin is serrated and the leaf arrangement is alternate. The leaves fall off in autumn relatively early.
The male flowers hang in long kittens. The female flowers stand upright and are inconspicuous.
gender distribution:monoecious / unisexual
Nut: The young nuts taste best but are hard to get out of the shell.
The twigs are reddish brown to brown and the buds are round to slightly oval
bark:The bark is furrowed brown and strong.
root:heart-rooting / taprooted, the roots protrude above the eaves area
soil:drained, deep, nutrient-rich soils
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
pruning:The black walnut does not tolerate a pruning during sprouting.