Black Walnut

Arbor walk #18

This is a large native tree whose wood is used for woodworking in the furniture and cabinet industry.

Name  Black Walnut
Latin Name  Juglans nigra
Type  Native, Shade
Diameter  29.5″ dbh 
Color of Leaf Yellow-green, yellow fall color
Shape of Leaf Alternate, borne compound: 13 to 25 leaflets per stem
Color of Flower  Yellow-green
Shape of Flower

Male Flower—Catkin 3″ to 5″ long.

Female Flower—3″ to 5″ spikes. 

Shape of Bark Fissured on young trees. Broken into blocks on older trees.

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