Planting Black Walnut?
larryc at teleport.com
Thu Oct 8 15:01:36 EST 1998
In article <361CDC53.58B at ftn.net>, acassian at ftn.net says...
> Now that the Black Walnut trees in my yard are sheding their fruit I
> am wondering if I can plant the whole seed or do they need to have the
> husk removed?Also,it would be prudent to know whether planting now or
> the spring is expected to produce more seedlings? FYI I hear the Ladies
> of old used the juice of the husk as a sort of North American Henna.
I think black walnut has to freeze for the seeds to be viable. You might
try putting the nuts in the freezer for a couple of weeks.
I have planted English walnut from seed. When it sprouts it pries the
nut in half. I imagine black walnut is the same.
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