Juglans microcarpa 5 PCS fresh seeds, Juglans rupestris Engelm, Little walnut, Texas walnut, Texas black walnut, Little black walnut, Non GMO
Juglans microcarpa fresh seeds, Juglans rupestris Engelm, Little walnut, Texas walnut, Texas black walnut, Little black walnut, Non GMO (lat. Juglans rupestris Engelm.).
Rock walnut usually grows in deep gorges on calcareous soil, along river banks, in floodplains, in mountains up to 2800 m and reaches a height of 20 m and 1.5 m in diameter, more often it grows as a small tree, up to 10 m in height.
The trunk is straight with dark gray cracking bark, the shoots are brownish, pubescent with a chamber core. The buds are thin-haired, yellowish, apical up to 12 mm long.
Leaves up to 25 cm long with 11-15-23 (25) narrow lanceolate leaflets up to 7 cm long and 0.7—2.2 cm wide with a long-pointed apex and rounded base. The edges of the leaves are finely filiated, glabrous, only hairy from below along the veins.
The fruits are spherical, 1.5-2 cm in diameter. The endocarp is thick-cored, grooved, smooth, dark brown in color.
The rock walnut is of particular interest as an original highly decorative tree for the green construction of populated areas, as well as as a nut-bearing breed with a high fat content in fruits. Frost resistance up to -40°C.