Black Walnut for Timber and Nuts. Page: II
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BLACK WALNUT trees are easily started, grow
at a fair rate, attain large size and long life, do
not prevent grazing, yield edible nuts, and produce
useful and valuable timber.
Black walnut should be planted in rich, agricultural
soils which are both amply moist and well
drained. Because of the good grade of soil and the
length of time required to produce valuable timber
in forest stands, the planting of black walnut on a
large scale by individual farmers is not recommended.
Black walnut may be grown profitably
for timber and nuts as individual trees, or in small
groups on good land that is not valuable for other
The illustration on the title-page shows the large
size, handsome development, and long life of black
walnut grown under favorable conditions. The
beauty and value of this tree are commonly not fully
Washington, D. C. Issued August, 1924; revised, March, 1933
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Mattoon, Wilbur R. (Wilbur Reed), 1875-1941 & Reed, C. A. (Clarence Arthur), 1880-1950. Black Walnut for Timber and Nuts., book, 1940; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9514/m1/2/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.