Permaculture Plants:Buartnut

Scientific Name: Juglans x bixbyi

Cultivation information is the same as for the Black Walnut except that which is mentioned below.

Buartnut nuts on the tree and husked.

Buartnuts are a fast-growing cross between the Butternut and the Heartnut.


  • Resistant to the walnut canker (from the fungus Sirococcus clavigignenti-juglandacearum).
  • Buartnuts are easier to shell than its parents.
  • Can grow up to six feet in a year.
  • Start producing nuts in 3-6 years… much earlier than its parents.

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-7
Size: 50-60 feet tall and wide

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