It comes from the areas of southern Canada, the central and eastern part of the USA. A valuable, very hardy, productive variety that produces quality nuts.
Vigour: vigorous tree, up to 18 - 20 m high. Trunk short and heavy. Canopy open, irregular.
Nut: very large, ovate, 4 - 6 cm long. The fruits hang together in bunches of 3 - 5 nuts. Shell thick, irregular with a sharp pointed surface. Sweet syrup is made from the nuts acquires, hence the name "Butternut".
Kernel: color light brown, can be easily removed from the shell. Kernel share 16.38%.
Taste: very good, slightly crunchy, buttery and tender
Harvest season: the nuts ripen in late October
Yield: bears fruit 2 to 3 years after planting, medium-high, regular yields
Disease resistance: tree overall vital and climatically robust
Frost resistance: completely frost hardy