Average Height: The black walnut tree is considered a large tree, often 20-75 feet in height.
Average Width: Can be as wide as it is tall
Leaf Description: Black walnut tree leaves are pinnately compound with 15-23 leaflets, totaling 12-24 inches long. Each leaflet is irregularly serrated and fuzzy on the upper surface when newly formed, eventually turning dark lustrous green.
Bark Description: Black walnut tree bark is dark brown to grayish black and deeply furrowed, forming a diamond shaped pattern.
Twig Description: Twigs are stout and gray, they can be fuzzy. When cut open the middle (the pith) is chambered.
Aphids are one of the most common insects found on trees and shrubs. There are more than 400 species of aphids that feed on numerous hosts, creating sticky honeydew that can coat any surface underneath the tree or plant that is infested. More…
White peach scale and white prunicola scale can significantly reduce fruit production and kill trees in as little as two years. Although these hard scales are found primarily in the southeastern United States, both have been found as far west as Texas, and as far north as Maine. More…