Walnuts Production Management

Walnuts Production Management

Walnuts Production Management Walnuts Production Management : Poor sites have characteristics which will stress black walnut trees. These characteristics include insufficient moisture, too much moisture, harsh conditions from steep slope, hard pans and shallow soils with bedrock or gravel that restrict root growth. Unfortunately, you cannot improve a poor site. To grow black walnut profitably,...
walnut pruning practices

walnut pruning practices

--- walnut pruning practices --- walnut pruning practice : How intensively you manage the black walnut plantation depends on your objectives, time available, resources, and plantation size. Unlike site selection, management of black walnut is flexible, and many methods are available for managing the stand. Only basic methods are covered here. Thinning, pruning, and other...

Persian Walnut

Persian Walnut The Persian Walnut ,also known as Common Walnut or English Walnut, is a species of walnut that is native from the Balkans, in southeast Europe, east through southwest and central Asia and the Himalayas to southwest China. The largest forests are in Kyrgyzstan, where Persian Walnut trees occur in extensive, nearly pure walnut forests at 1,000-2,000 m altitude - notably at Arslanbob in Jalal-Abad Province.Persian Walnut is a...

Walnut history

Walnut history Walnuts are the fruit of the Jungians regain. It is a Latin contraction of Jives glens meaning regal nut of Jupiter or nut of "the Gods."Ancients believed the gods dined on walnuts, hence regain or regal. Origin of the term walnut has debatable origins. Some scholars say the term derives from the Teutonic German wellness or Welch muss and others from the Anglo-Saxon word wealh meaning foreign or...

Walnut Varieties

Walnut Varieties Of the hundreds of varieties of English Walnuts available - and the many closely related species - we have selected a range suitable for the climate throughout the UK and for the differing purposes which our customers have in mind. This amount to several dozen in all, which are listed below. Each entry leads to details on the variety or species. Nut Bearing English Walnuts walnutThe following varieties...

Cultivation and uses of walnut

Cultivation and uses of walnut The Persian Walnut was introduced into western and northern Europe very early, by Roman times or earlier, and to the Americas by the 17th century. It is cultivated extensively for its high-quality nuts, eaten both fresh and pressed for their richly flavoured oil; numerous cultivars have been selected for larger and thin-shelled nuts.The wood is also of very high quality - similar to American Black...

Black Walnut

Black Walnut Descriptions and uses Black Walnut Distinctive, dark-colored heartwood, as well as tasty and valuable nuts, make black walnut a highly prized North American hardwood tree. Black walnut is native to the United States, but its numbers have declined significantly.This decline has occurred because of the high demand for the lumber as well as changing land usage brought on by development, urbanization, and conversion of good black walnut land...

Site preparation

Site preparation There may be no need for preparation of your chosen site. On the other hand, site preparation as intensive as land clearing with a bulldozer and spraying with herbicide may be required. You should ask yourself: How easy will the site be to plant? How will I control weeds? The amount of site preparation necessary will be influenced by the planting method. Machine-planting of seedlings or hand-planting of...
Walnut Thinning , Pest Control and Fertilization

Walnut Thinning , Pest Control and Fertilization

Thinning Walnut Thinning : Thinning reduces the stand so that growth is distributed to those trees you wish to keep for future products. Thinning should leave 25 to 30 trees per acre for nut production, and 75 to 100 trees per acre for lumber production. A thinning may be required two or more times during the life of the stand.Avoid thinning before trees reach a size at which they can...
walnut harvesting

Walnut Harvesting

Walnut Harvesting Water, nutrients, insects, and many other factors affect nut production. Typically, black walnut trees bear nuts no earlier than their twelfth year. Annual nut production increases as the crown widens and reaches its maximum at about 30 years. Annual nut production of each tree will fluctuate, but total production for a plantation is fairly consistent. The exact time to harvest depends upon factors such as markets, weather, your...