name botanical:Pterocarya fraxinifolia
other name:Caucasian Walnut
family:Walnut family (Juglandaceae)
height:up to 20 m (66 ft)
The leaves of the wingnut are imparipinnate and can be up to 60 cm (23.6 in) long. The leaf consists of 11-27 single leaves. The leaf margin of the leaflets is serrated.
The male flowers form thick catkins about 10 cm (3.9 in) long and is yellow - greenish. The female flowers are slightly longer.
The semicircular samaras adhere long on a 20 to 40 cm (7.9 – 15.75) in long seed head.
The twigs are green to brownish with a few lenticels. The buds are cleaved brown, long and protruding.
bark:The bark is light brown to gray with furrows.
root:Shallow-rooting plant, far reaching roots, extend beyond the crown area
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:sandy - loamy to loamy
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
single tree or planting in groups for parks and green areas