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Tatarian Maple vs Black Walnut

Acer tataricum

Juglans nigra

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Tatarian Maple
Black Walnut

Tatarian Maple is a small, multi-stemmed tree that features attractive red foliage in fall.

In addition to its outstanding autumn color, it is also one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring.

Tatarian Maple makes a good specimen tree for for small yards. Closely related to Amur Maple, it is slightly larger in stature.

The Black Walnut is a slow growing, large, straight-stemmed tree with an open crown. It produces dense, very hard, edible nuts.

Black Walnut has a deeply-furrowed, black bark. Its leaves are about 1 foot long, composed of 15 - 23 slightly stalked leaflets on a moderately stout stock which provide good dappled shade.

Despite being highly valued for its edible nuts and its shade tree aesthetics, it is rare to see this tree on the prairies.

Note: Black Walnut's roots produce a substance named juglone that is toxic to some other plants. Consider this when choosing where you plant a black walnut, as you will not be able to grow tomato, potato, cabbage, eggplant, blueberry, azalea, rhododendron, lilac, red pine and apple in the surrounding area.

Note: plant this tree once. It will not respond well to transplanting.

Note: Although self-pollinating, planting two trees significantly improves nut production.

TATARIAN MAPLE QUICK FACTS

BLACK WALNUT QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 5 m (18 ft)
Height: 14 m (45 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: scarlet red
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 2.4 m (8 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: tatar maple
Other Names: american walnut


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes