Very fast growing, tropical in appearance. Exceptional cracking quality, yielding a high percentage of whole kernels. Light kernel colour and a fine mild flavour.
Picking season: early season ripening, about September 30
Fruit size: medium size nuts
Vigour: vigorous, height 15-20 m
Growth habit: wide spreading canopy
Start to bear fruit: you should get some nuts after about 3-5 years
Cropping: heavy producer. The nuts hang in clusters, with up to 20 nuts in a cluster.
Bearing regularity: regular
Fertility: heartnut trees are only partially self pollinating. This means that two or more seedlings or different varieties should be planted. It is a protogynous cultivar, release pollen after female bloom.
Cold hardiness: hardy to zone 4 and is not frost tender, good resistance to late frosts
Suitable for organic or no-spray culture: yes
General disease-resistance: very good