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Black Walnut

Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $9.99
    Reg. Price $12.99
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Practicality and aesthetics combine in the black walnut to make this species one of the most treasured trees in American history. The valuable dark brown wood is strong with a handsome grain. And the rich, flavorful nuts are enjoyed fresh and retain their flavor and texture during cooking. Whether you love it more for the stunning wood or the delicious nuts, it is an upstanding tree.

  • Yields a ripened nut crop in early to mid-autumn
  • Begins to bear nuts in 7 years
  • Is self-fertile, but plant multiples for a better crop
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'



The Black Walnut Grows in zones 4 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed


Scientific Name

Juglans nigra

Mature Height

50' - 75'

Mature Spread

50' - 75'

Shipping Height

2' - 3'

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well Drained, Wet

Wildlife Value

The nuts are eaten by woodpeckers, foxes and squirrels.


This native tree has been called our best friend in times of war and peace. Native Americans and early settlers used it for food, dyes, ink, medicine, fence posts, gun stocks and furniture.

Planting Instructions

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