Plant Care English Walnut

English Walnut

About English Walnut

English Walnut is a deciduous tree native to Europe and Asia. It grows 40-60 feet tall and wide with a rounded spreading crown. It will generally produce a good crop of fruit in about 15-20 years. It is difficult to transplant due to a deep taproot and doesn't do well in hot humid climates.


Juglans regia

Also known as

Walnut, English walnut, Persian walnut, Carpathian walnut and Madeira walnut

How to care for English Walnut


How often to water your English Walnut

Water needs for English Walnut
0.5 cups
every 9

English Walnut needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of English Walnut

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for English Walnut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant English Walnut: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

English Walnut love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

English Walnut does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize English Walnut

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for English Walnut: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your English Walnut after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

English Walnut is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for English Walnut

English Walnut

English Walnut

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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