What is the scientific name for the black walnut tree?

Answer The scientific name for the black walnut tree is Juglans nigra. Juglans is from the Latin "Jovis," for the god Jupiter, and "Glans" means nut or acorn, referring to the fruit of the tree. Nigra com... Read More »

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What will grow under a black walnut tree?

Plants that are not sensitive to juglone, the toxic chemical released into the soil by a black walnut, will thrive under a black walnut tree. Marigolds, zinnias, pansies, hostas and common daylilli... Read More »

How do I trim a black walnut tree?

Trimming Black WalnutPrune off dead branches or those infested with pests. In young trees, develop a main leader stem by pruning off low forks. Do not cut branches thicker than 2 inches, and prune ... Read More »

How do i kill a black walnut tree?

Cut It DownCut down your black walnut tree with a chainsaw or large handsaw. Make the cut as low to the ground as possible. Cut the tree into manageable sections and have it removed by a profession... Read More »

Can cannas grow by a black walnut tree?

The majority of Cannas need full sun for optimum growth and blooming; therefore planting under a tree will render performance. Because of the low water solubility of the toxic substance of the blac... Read More »