$10.00 – $50.00
The Carpathian Walnut is the ‘English Walnut’ we are familiar with and love that you can buy at the store. Easy to crack, huge amounts of nut meat, incredibly tasty.
About Carpathian Walnut
The Carpathian walnut originated in the Carpathian Mountains of Italy, and consequently can tolerate freezing temperatures. Its nuts are as delicious as those of English walnuts, which cannot survive freezing temperatures. The Carpathian Walnut is the ‘English Walnut’ we are familiar with and love that you can buy at the store. Easy to crack, huge amounts of nut meat, incredibly tasty.
- Latin Name: Juglans regia 'Carpathian'
- Also Known As: Carpathian English Walnut
- Zone: 4-9
- Pollination: Requires Pollinizer. Pollinate with Manregion or Franquette.
- Bearing Age: 3-4 years after planting
- Size at Maturity: 35-40 ft.
- Bloom Time: April
- Harvest Time: October
- Type: Grafted
- Yield: 20-100 lbs
- Food Forest Use: Canopy Layer
This very large deciduous tree is a popular nut and lumber tree. There are 21 species of tree in the Juglans genus. The most commonly grown tree for nuts is the English or Persian Walnut. The Carpathian Walnut is a more cold-hardy variety of the English/Persian Walnut, but many people consider them interchangeable. In the United States, the Eastern Black Walnut is a very common tree for nuts, which is prized for its stronger flavor but much more difficult extraction; however, it may be even more valued for its high quality wood from a relatively fast growing tree. Walnuts are great shade trees, great nut producers, and may be considered a wise investment for your children or grandchildren. Read more on walnuts @tcpermaculture
Edible Uses: Seed – eaten raw or used in confections, cakes, ice cream etc. A delicious flavour. The seed can also be ground into a meal and used as a flavouring in sweet and savoury dishes. The unripe fruits are pickled in vinegar. An edible oil is obtained from the seed, it should not be stored for any length of time since it tends to go rancid quickly. The oil has a pleasant flavour and is used in salads or for cooking. The sap is tapped in spring and used to make a sugar. The finely ground shells are used in the stuffing of ‘agnolotti’ pasta. They have also been used as adulterant of spices. The dried green husks contain 2.5 – 5% ascorbic acid (vitamin C) – this can be extracted and used as a vitamin supplement. The leaves are used as a tea. Read more on walnuts @Practical Plants Wiki
Edibility Rating: 4= very useful plants Read more on walnuts @Plants For A Future
10 gallon, 15 gallon, 2 gallon, 3 gallon, 5 gallon, 7 gallon, Bareroot
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A guide to choosing the right size
1 Quart = Available for immediate dispatch. Plants are between 3in-36in in height. They are like small plug plants with deep (5in) roots that will get established very quickly.
Bareroot = Field grown plants that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April.
1 Gallon & larger = Container grown or bare root plants (planted in containers while dormant) and can be planted all year round. Nursery standard container size (also called #1). The size refers to the amount of soil that the container holds which is slightly less than 1 gallon. Please note that at the moment we do not ship gallon and larger plants.