Butternut

Butternut

Juglans cinera

Beautiful shade tree producing sweet, rich, buttery nuts sought after for baking and livestock forage. Gorgeous timber also known as White Walnut, used for furniture and gunstocks.

 

Zones Zone 3-8
Soil Type Clay, Loamy & Sandy soils
Mature Height & Width 40′-60’ Height and 35′-45’ Spread
Growth Rate Slow 6-12″ per year on average
Site Selection Full Sun-Part Shade- Plant 2 or more for pollination
Moisture Requirements Dry-Moist but well drained soils