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Nogalito, Little Walnut, Texas Walnut, Texas Black Walnut, River Walnut, Nogal, Namboca
Juglans microcarpa


Nogalito is a many-trunked small tree that grows scattered in rocky streambeds and ravines, valleys and the first terraces of dry riverbeds in central, south and west Texas. Its leaflets are small, 1/2 to 1 inch wide, as are the nuts, which are only one-half to three-quarters of an inch in diameter.

Plant Habit or Use: small tree

Exposure: sun partial sun

Flower Color: greenish

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: small nuts encased in husk

Height: to 30 ft.

Width: to 30 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements: medium low

Soil Requirements: alkaline adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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