Link to the Texas A&M Forest Service website.
  Texas Walnut (Littleleaf Walnut, Nogalito)  
Common Name: Texas Walnut (Littleleaf Walnut, Nogalito)
Latin Name: Juglans microcarpa
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Compound leaves resemble sumac, but turn yellow in fall. Nut is miniature.
Comments: A small version of the black walnut. Works well as a highway planting or in a park setting.
Problems: Fall webworm can be a nuisance.
Firewise: Yes
Back |  Print Results |  Tree Planting Tools