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Juglans microcarpa Berl.
little walnut
JUMI

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 20
Height, Mature (feet) 20.0
Known Allelopath Yes
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180
Hedge Tolerance Medium
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 6.9
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 100
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 800
Precipitation, Minimum 17
Precipitation, Maximum 32
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 24
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 92
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product High
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/19/2014 02:32 AM MST