Franquette English Walnut Tree

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An excellent French variety, the Franquette English Walnut Tree(Juglans regia 'Franquette') adds a grand feature to your landscape! This tree comes out of winter dormancy later in the spring, which protects your crop from late spring frost damage. It is widely grown for that reason in areas that are susceptible to spring frosts.

With their symmetrical, oval canopies and a broad branch structure, these feature wide, attractive leaves and bring a distinctive look to the landscape. Franquette is one of the most widely planted English Walnuts for commercial production. It produces delicious, sealed, thin-shelled nuts that are easy to harvest and process.

Adding edible nut trees to your property is a wonderful investment. You'll gain protein-rich, nutrient-dense edible nuts and a lucrative lumber resource. Although they can be self-fertile, to ensure a good crop, plant with another Walnut variety. Excellent quality nuts are produced in clusters on the branch tips and ripen later in October.

Planting and Application:

This special variety works well in home landscapes! Double duty as both an edible crop and a lovely, large shade tree, you'll increase your food security and make your landscaping work hard to support your family. It's easy enough to add Franquette as an investment and legacy tree! Easy-care, Walnuts do produce juglone, but not as much as Black Walnuts. They rarely affect other, more sensitive plants.

Although partially self-pollinate, you'll enjoy the best crops with another variety nearby. Plant small groupings in open, sunny, well-drained areas. Try a loose triangle for a natural grove, varying the planting distance. This provides great shade and habitat for songbirds and wildlife too!

  • Large Size, Thin-Shelled Nuts
  • Later Blooming
  • Attractive & Easy to Grow
  • Large Shade Tree - Works Well in Home Landscapes
  • Highly Productive

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Plant your trees in full sun for best results. They need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. The planting site needs well-drained soil. Plant on a hill, or create a raised bed to improve soil drainage. Provide a moderate amount of water on a regular basis until the tree is established, then it requires less watering.

  • Full Sun
  • Moderate Water & Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune When Dormant
  • Easy to Grow
  • Shows Resistance to Blight

Order the very desirable Franquette English Walnut from the expert growers at Nature Hills today!


Self-Pollinating - Larger Crop With Second Variety Such As Manregion or Carpathain

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Franquette English Walnut Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Juglans regia 'Franquette'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 35 - 40 feet
Mature Spread 30 - 35 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow
Harvest Time Late Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 5+ Years
Pruning Time When Dormant