The Carpathian walnut is native to the Carpathian mountains eastward to Korea, but was brought to Europe through Persia in early history. Carpathian walnut is a more cold hardy strain of English walnut and can be grown further north than English walnut and in climates with more variable winters. Carpathian walnut for the dual purposes of nut and timber production. Late spring frosts in April or early May could cause tip dieback and reduce the crop. Due to the fickle nature of the tree, production can be variable. The nut is large size and well sealed. It should be well filled, without shrivel and with a light golden color.
Growing Carpathian Walnut
USDA Zone:5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Harvest Period:Very Late
Bloom Period:Very Late
Storage:3 Months or More
Years to Bear:2-5 years
Recommended Spacing:25-40 ft.
Mature Size:30-60 ft.
Water Requirements:12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch; *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock. .
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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