Walnuts

Walnut male flowers

“Pecan  and walnut are related trees in the same botanical family, the Juglandaceae. Both of them are monoecious with dozens of tiny male flowers in four inch long dangly catkins and female flowers in small upright clusters of three to five at the branch tips.” Excerpted from “What’s Wrong With My Fruit Garden?” by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth. Timber Press, December, 2013. Click here to order your copy of the book.

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