Juglans regia
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Juglans regia

English walnut

  family juglandaceae 
  genus juglans 

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Genus  Juglans Species  regia Variety  Cultivar  Common names  English walnut   Geinn   okhar Family  JUGLANDACEAE Specimen number  S13958 Data source  Allergy p268;DyePl p65;DyePl p47;MedPl p223
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Ascending Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Brown is the most typical color produced by Juglans regia. Walnut is used by the Sikkimese for dyeing. Juglans regia is known as Geinn in Gaelic and okhar in Nepali.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen  Light Hay fever season  Apr 01 - May 31 Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  purgative   emollient   lowers cholesterol Medicinal parts  Bark   Nuts Has medicinal uses  yes Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  %s is edible. English walnut is used as a traditional herbal remedy. It's used as a purgative, an emollient and a cholesterol reducer. The bark and the nuts are used in herbal preparations. This is a light producer of pollen but should cause problems to only the most sensitive hay fever sufferers. Hay fever season usually extends from April to May.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color  brown
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Juglans regia is a cultivated crop. English walnut probably originates from Scotland and Indonesia.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes 

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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