Nut Trees

Nut Trees for sale

nut trees

 The promotion of nut trees through the “Lets Go Nuts” campaign has been very well received by many of our customers. A healthy choice at that, as recent studies suggest that persons with a regular intake of nuts may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by as much as 50%. In particular the chestnut and hazelnut families are the lowest in fat and highest in protein.

 

AMERICAN BUTTERNUT (Juglans cineria) Zones 3-8.  Also known as White Walnut, growth habits are similar to the more popular Black Walnut.  Usually grows to more than 60′ tall.  Produces nut of excellent quality with sweet, rich buttery taste, ideal for baking in cookies and candy.  Lumber is valued for cabinet making and interior finishing.

Available: 18-24″ Price: 1-2=$5.75 Ea, 3-5=$5.25 Ea, 6-10=$5.00 Ea, 11 or More $4.75 Ea.

AMERICAN CHESTNUT (Castanea dentata) Zones 4-8.  Seed selected from 25 year old trees that show no sign of blight though they have been exposed. Majestic trees will tower to height of 70’and 50’ wide.  Trees begin producing tasty nuts in 7-14 years.

Available: 12-18” Price: 1-2=$7.75 Ea, 3-5=$7.25 Ea, 6-10=$7.00 Ea, 11 or More $6.75 Ea.

“NEW” CHINESE CHESTNUT: (Castania mollisima) Zone 4b-8.  A hardy, fast growing, blight-resistant tree,Chinese chestnut bear nuts slightly larger than American chestnut. Nuts are edible and of good quality. Two or more trees are required for pollination.  Trees will grow to only 35’ tall.

Available: 12-18” Price: 1-2=$6.50 Ea. 3-5=$6.00 Ea. 6-10=$5.75 Ea. 11 or More $ 5.50 Ea.

EUROPEAN FILBERT: (Corylus avellana) Zone 4-8. Grown commercially, there has been talk around town that this edible nut is better tasting than the American Filbert.  Attractive shade tree growing to 30’ tall.

Available: 24-36” Price: 1-2=$10.00 Ea. 3-5=$9.50 Ea. 6-10=$9.25 Ea. 11 or More Limited

AMERICAN HAZELNUT (Corylus Americana) Zones 4-9.  Develops as a large shrub growing 12-15′ tall.  A favorite with nut lovers, easy to crack and very flavorful. Fast growing and often used for hedging.  Will begin to bear nuts up to 1/2″ in diameter in 3 to 5 years.

Available: 24-36” Price: 1-2=$5.75 Ea, 3-5=$5.50 Ea, 6-10=$5.25 Ea, 11 or More=$4.75 Ea.

BEAKED HAZELNUT: (Corylus cornuta)Zone 4-8. Considered an important shelter and food crop for wildlife, plants produce 5/8” edible nut with a delightful flavor.  An upright, branchy, thicket form shrub, it will grow to 20 ft. in well drained soils. Better tasting and much larger than the American Hazelnut.

Available: 12-18” Price: 1-2=$5.00 Ea, 3-5=$4.75 Ea, 6-10=$4.50 Ea, 11 or More=$4.25 Each

HEARTNUT, a/k/a JAPANESE WALNUT:(Juglan ailantifolia)Zone 4-8. A native to Asia, Heartnut is widely being planted as a replacement for Butternut. Trees can reach 50 ft. with a very broad spreading crown.  They are also self-fertile and begin producing nuts in 10-12 years. Nut quality is truly unique and of excellent flavor.

Available: 18-24” Price: 1-2=$7.00 Ea, 3-5=$ 6.50 Ea, 6-10=$6.25 Ea, 11 or More=$6.00 Ea.

SHAGBARK HICKORY: (Carya ovata) Zones 4-9. One of the most flavorful of all nuts and prized by both humans and wild life. Trees produce highly valued lumber for furniture and cabinetry. With unique pealing bark, trees are columnar growing to 100’.

Available: 18-24” Price: 1-2=$5.50 Ea. 3-5=$5.00 Ea, 6-10=$4.75 Ea, 11 or More=$4.50 Ea.

NORTHERN PECAN: (Carya illinoensis) Zones 5-9. Some sources rate hardiness to zone 3.  Produces nuts smaller than southern varieties with same excellent flavor.  Grows 70’ to 90′ tall.  Two needed for proper pollination.

Available: 18-24″ Price: 1-2=$5.00 Ea., 3-5=$4.50 Ea. 6-10=$4.25 Ea. 11 or More=$4.00 Ea.

BLACK WALNUT: (Juglans nigra) Zones 3-8. Grows to height of 80-100′, tall and stately.  Most valuable lumber tree in U.S. and produces one of the most desired nuts for eating or baking in cookies, cakes, and candies.     “ Special ” From Our Field

Available: 24-36”   Price: 1-5=$4.75 Ea, 6-10=$4.50 Ea, 11 or More $4.00 Ea.

ENGLISH WALNUT: (Juglans carpathian) Zones 5-8 Also known as Carpathian Walnut, this is one of the most sought after nuts during the Holiday seasons.  Shells crack easily with delicious and tender nuts ideal for cookies, fudge, cakes or just plain eating right out of the shell. (We do have limited success with trees in Zone 4a.)

Available: 12-18” Price: 1-2=$7.50 Ea, 3-5=$7.00 Ea, 6-10=$6.75 Ea., 11 or More $6.50 Ea.

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