The Franquette walnut (Scharsch strain) is a late-leafing variety with low susceptibility to spring frost damage, walnut blight and codling moth. Franquette gives a fair production of well-sealed, thin-shelled quality nuts with light kernels. The tree is very large and upright. Franquette comes into production late and requires little pruning. Used as pollenizer for Chandler and Hartley.
- Fruit Trees
- Nut Trees
- Brief Views
Scharsch strain. Late-leafing. Fair production of good quality nuts. Large tree, slow to bear.
- Estimated Chilling Requirement
700-1000 hours below 45°F
- Harvest Season within fruit type
- Harvest Dates
October 12 to October 27(approximate for Fresno, CA area)