A cross of Butternut and Heartnut, Buartnut is a handsome, medium-size shade tree produces abundant crops of tasty nuts. They combine the hardiness and delicious flavor of Butternut with the high yields and easy to crack shell of the Heartnut.
Latin Name: Juglans x bixbyi
Site and Soil: Walnuts like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant two Buartnuts or one Buartnut with a Heartnut for cross-pollination.
Hardiness: Buartnut is hardy to minus 30ºF.
Bearing Age: 4-5 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 25 – 30 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 100+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: We have not observed any pest or disease damage on our trees.
USDA Zone: 4
Sunset Western Zone: 1-9, 14-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 32, 34-45