Wordless Wednesday – Walnut flowers

Juglans ailantifolia female flowers

The vibrant red female flowers on a Japanese Walnut (Juglans ailantifolia)

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The Heartnut (Juglans ailantifolia var. cordiformis)

Juglans Mandschurica subsp. Seiboldiana

The Manchurian or Chinese Walnut (Juglans Mandshurica subsp. Seiboldiana)

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The English or Persian Walnut (Juglans regia ‘Red Danube’)

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And then there are the male walnut catkins, shaking their stuff!

Wimpole Estate looks after a National Juglans Collection and they are in flower during May.

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6 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Walnut flowers

  1. Eliza Waters says:

    I had no idea there were so many types of walnuts. Sweet flowers!

  2. What a fascinating post. I love walnut trees and am always impressed by how very cautious they are in flowering and then leafing, no frost damage for them!

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