Butternut Juglans cinerea
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A North American native, the butternut (also known as white walnut) is one of the hardiest nut trees. The late October harvest of rich, buttery-flavored nuts are popular for baking, confections and fresh eating. If you’re interested in planting this tree for its nuts, be sure to plant multiple trees for better fertilization and a better crop.
- Produces rich, sweet nuts in clusters of two to six
- Features distinctive rigid and wrinkly bark
- Is self-fertile, but plant multiples for a better crop
- Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'
Your Tree’s Personality
The nuts are valuable food for deer, squirrels and birds.
The inner bark was once used as an orange or yellow dye.
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