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I need your help, So I have come across these walnuts  RSS feed

 
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I need your help, So I have come across these walnuts, I have no idea what kind they are and would like to find out, also how do I go on about planting these so that they might actually make it into a tree?
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Those appear to be english walnuts, or Juglans Regia as opposed to native walnuts like Juglians Nigra or black walnut.

Here in California one rarely sees english walnuts that are not grafted to Juglans california as rootstock commercially.


They grow as weeks here, I have to pull them up all the time so I would say plant it 4 to 5 inches deep and in moist soil and leave them alone?
 
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As a food crop, those English ones are much better and easier to crack. For quality lumber, black walnut wins. This leads me to the idea of grafting English branches to a black walnut. Good nuts and lumber. It must have been done. Gone to look.
 
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Where did you come across these? I'm reading Restoration Agriculture now by Mark Shepard and cant wait to get my hands on lots of zone 5 tree seeds to plant on my land. Does anyone know when the best time to plant seeds for trees? I heard this times best for transplants.
 
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