Lara walnut trees

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

A modern French early/mid-season Walnut, with large nuts.

Lara walnut trees for sale

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Lara


  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Precocity: Precocious?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?


  • Picking season: Early?
  • Flavour quality: Very good?
  • Good for eating fresh
  • Good for cooking


  • Country of origin: France
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
  • Fruit colour: Green
  • Leaf colour: Green


  • Warm climates?
  • Temperate climates
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Lara

Lara is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Lara walnut trees

Lara is more compact than some of the other modern French varieties, and also ripens a bit earlier, making it a good choice for growing in the UK.

Lara is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another different Walnut variety such as Franquette.

It can reach a height of up to 9m / 30ft after 20 years or so on good soil. Mature size with walnut trees is quite dependent on the soil and climate.

Historical details


Botanical name

Juglans regia 'Lara'

UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.

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