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Compound, deciduous leaves in front of the tree trunk.

Walnut, White (Butternut)

Juglans cinerea

1-2 ft height at sale, bare root

Native to Vermont

Sourced from MI



    Butternut, or white walnut, is a relatively short-lived tree of rich soils and streambanks. The oily nuts are delicious for humans and wildlife, but do not store well. The wood is light, stable, and easily worked for carving and veneer, but is less prized than its close relative, black walnut. 

  • General Information

    Recommended Spacing (ft)


    Mature Width (ft)

    40 - 60

    Mature Height (ft)

    40 - 60

    Annual Growth Rate (in)


    Sun Preference

    Full Sun

    Soil Type

    Sandy, Loams

    Soil Moisture

    Moist, Well-drained

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