Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)


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Potted saplings. 30 - 60 cm height. 2 gallon. Price per tree.

Note: Due to tree availability, the height of the Black Walnut is shorter compared to previous years.


Black walnut is a common species in the moist bottom lands in southwestern Ontario and can live to be 150 years old. This species is recognized by its dark, thickly ridged bark and coarse branches. SOURCE: Government of Ontario

Planting Tips:

  • Moisture: Prefers moist soils
  • Shade: Intolerant of shade, prefers full sun
  • Soil: Prefers well-drained, rich soils
  • Requires regular watering at least for the first full season after planting

Agricultural Considerations:

  • Should be planted away from livestock; the Black Walnut can be toxic to horses when mulch is used as bedding
  • Plant away from gardens and livestock, plants planted underneath Black Walnuts can have their growth inhibited

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