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Juglans neotropica, Colombian walnut, Ecuadorian walnut, Andean walnut, Nogal

Juglans neotropica

Colombian walnut, Ecuadorian walnut, Andean walnut, Nogal
Family: Juglandaceae
Origin: South America
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterEdible

It is found naturally in a wide variety of Pre-Montane and Montane forests, and most abundantly in cloud forests. The species does particularly well when planted near running water.

The process of husk removal often stains the shells of the nuts black. Their shell is very thick heavy, and they are not easy to open.


Similar plants:


Juglans neotropica, Colombian walnut, Ecuadorian walnut, Andean walnut, Nogal


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/juglans_neotropica.htm