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Walnut Tree

Walnut Tree 

Walnut trees are any species of tree in the plant genus Juglans, the type genus of the family Juglandaceae, the seeds of which are referred to as walnuts. Quoted from Wikipedia.

Ernest CH, Rosalyn Hilborne, Hélène chevillard, Andy Rodker have particularly liked this photo


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Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
This is very far north for a walnut tree, is there a kind of micro climate here?
3 weeks ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock has replied to Andy Rodker
No, Andy, it's always cold here. There are two walnut trees in this estate, and I believe there are some in nearby Bonhill. Cheers, Joe
3 weeks ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Joe, Son of the Rock
I read somewhere that walnut trees struggle to grow north of Southern England unless trained on an esplanade up a sheltered south-facing wall! Obviously that's balderdash!
I also love walnuts, and even pickled walnuts (I brought back a jar of Opie's for Christmas, I wonder what my girlfriend will think of them). My Mum and I are the only members of my family that like them!
3 weeks ago. Edited 3 weeks ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock has replied to Andy Rodker
I love walnuts, Andy. I have picked up a few walnuts from the base of this tree, just to show people that it is a walnut tree. I get my walnuts from Holland and Barrett. Cheers, Joe
3 weeks ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Joe, Son of the Rock
I bet they don't sell pickled walnuts!
3 weeks ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock has replied to Andy Rodker
I don't think they do.
3 weeks ago.
Tacheles
Tacheles
I have a walnut tree in my garden. It's growing very quick, I have to prune it each year.
3 weeks ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock has replied to Tacheles
I wish I had a walnut tree, Tacheles. I love walnuts. Cheers, Joe
3 weeks ago.
Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne
That's my kind of walnut tree....one that bears fruit! Beautiful framing and colours Joe.
Cheers, Rosa.
3 weeks ago.
Joe, Son of the Rock has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne
Thanks, Rosa. I often see walnuts on the ground around this tree. Cheers, Joe
3 weeks ago.