Nominate a big tree that you think can achieve champion status. This plant grows in rocky upland canyons and along streams from upper elevation desert areas to the mountains. Large green compound leaves provide great summer shade. Insignificant flowers are followed by small edible nuts. Flower Color: Green At a Glance Summary. Habitat: Upland, Riparian. Type: Tree Browse stories on our blog, Loose Leaf, and get to know the people and champions that make up the program. Large green compound leaves provide great summer shade. 1220 L Street, NW, Suite 750Washington, DC 20005, American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Arizona Walnut (Juglans major), State: AZ, © 2020 American Forests. This broadly rounded, deciduous tree is native to riparian areas in Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas and Mexico. Let us help you find the perfect plants from our catalog. Duration: Perennial, Deciduous. This champion Arizona Walnut of Arizona made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019. The wood has an amber reddish color that has long been used for fine furniture construction. Plant in full sun and provide moderate to ample irrigation. Search the American Forests Champion Tree national register. We are a wholesale nursery specializing in water efficient plants. Plant in full sun and provide moderate to ample irrigation. This broadly rounded, deciduous tree is native to riparian areas in Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas and Mexico. Sign up for our big tree email list and receive year-round updates on the program. All Rights Reserved. It is the largest known tree of its species in the country as reported to American Forests. Hardiness: Zone 6: -10˚F. It is the largest known tree of its species in the country as reported to American Forests. Help us honor and protect our nation’s Champion Trees. Arizona Native Status: Native. Insignificant flowers are followed by small edible nuts. We do not sell to the general public, but you can find our plants at the retail nurseries or wholesale outlets listed above and on the resources tab. Size (H x W): 50ft x 50ft Plant Characteristics. Willis Orchard Company offers several walnut trees for sale such as the Black Walnut, Chandler, Cook's Giant Sweet, English, Hartley, Thomas Black, and White Walnut. Common Names: Arizona Walnut, Arizona Black Walnut, New Mexico Walnut. This tree is recognized not only for its size but also the critical ecosystem services that it provides such a food and shelter for wildlife, its water purification abilities, and its role in absorbing CO2 from our atmosphere and storing carbon in its wood. Walnut Trees are highly prized for their tasty nuts and their valuable wood. Juglans major (Arizona Walnut) Tree. Growth Habit: Tree. This champion Arizona Walnut of Arizona made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019.