Tree seed - Black walnut

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(Juglans nigra)

Black walnut is an important hardwood tree in Canada's eastern forests especially in southern Ontario. Large trees can grow over 30m in height and 1m in diameter, living to over 300 years old. Its light green compound leaves are pinnate, arranged alternately on the stem. The bark is furrowed with a grey-brown colour and often forms a diamond pattern. Mature trees produce large nuts with a green husk which turns black as it decays, the seeds are sought after by wildlife such as squirrels.

Germination: Soak in water for 24 hours. Cold stratify for 120 days and plant in a sunny location.

Packet contains 5 seeds.

Seeds locally collected in Hamilton Ontario, fall 2023.