New season starts September 2014Order now for delivery in September (pot-grown trees) or November (bare-root). 

Franquette walnut trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 

Franquette is a traditional French Walnut variety. The nuts ripen late in the season - November in England.

Order now for delivery week commencing 22nd September 2014 onwards (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).

Franquette walnut trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees  (Deliveries Sept 2014 - April 2015)

Refer to product details 2-year bush-trained - 7l pot £29.45 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

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Summary features of Franquette

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Large?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?

    Identification

  • Country of origin: France
  • Fruit colour: Green
  • Leaf colour: Green

    Climate

  • Warm climates?
  • Temperate climates


Pollination guide for Franquette

Franquette is in flowering group . Franquette is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Franquette walnut trees

Franquette is not self-fertile, and should be planted with a compatible pollinator variety such as Broadview.

Franquette is one of the more vigorous Walnut varieties and will reach a height of 9m - 12m / 30ft - 40ft after 20 years or so on good soil. The trees would attain the upper end of that scale when grown in warmer continental climates. Mature size with walnut trees is quite dependent on the soil and climate.


Botanical name

Juglans regia 'Franquette'




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