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Black Walnut Tree-11 foot circumference-approximate age?

Black Walnut Tree-11 foot circumference-approximate age?

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Old 11-22-07, 08:07 PM
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Black Walnut Tree-11 foot circumference-approximate age?

Hi,

I measured my black walnut tree a few weeks back, it was roughly 11 feet circumference around the trunk. I am very curious of the approximate age of the tree.


Thanks for your opinions

Jason
 
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Old 11-23-07, 10:17 AM
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Black walnut is a pretty slow growth tree. I'm not into logging or milling, but a tree with an 11' circumference would be about 3.5' thick... pretty good sized. I'd guess it's age to be 100-150 years. 125-130 would be my best guess.
 
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Old 11-23-07, 10:48 AM
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There a tree farm down the road from me and they planted black walnut trees about 22 year ago and they look like they are only a two foot around.
 
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