Scientific Name: Juglans x bixbyi
Cultivation information is the same as for the Black Walnut except that which is mentioned below.
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