walnut tree?

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Millymollymandy
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Re: walnut tree?

Post: # 208772Post Millymollymandy
Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:34 am

It's a walnut but it's not ripe yet. When they are ready to pick the green outer casing will start to split and a walnut will appear and then drop to the ground - that's when you pick them and you don't stain your hands either. Hope you didn't stain your hands cutting that one in half as the green casing stains, badly! :iconbiggrin:

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Re: walnut tree?

Post: # 208796Post Marmalady
Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:23 am

Thanks for your help

no, i didnt stain my hands thankfully!

Not sure if i will be able to go pick the nuts later - i couldnt see very many on the tree anyway and it is on private land. I had had permission from the owner to go pick some apples (which i had seen from a public footpath so knew when they had ripened) and spotted this one further down the hedgerow. Dont want to push my luck by asking to keep checking on the walnuts too!

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Re: walnut tree?

Post: # 292009Post PurpleMcGowan
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:04 pm

Hi all
I'm learning more about foraging (in other words more than apples, elders & blackberries)
Where should I be looking for Walnuts?
I'm in Tameside but willing to travel for a good forage/scrump
Thanks
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