Book chapter, 2014
Following Walnut Footprints in Denmark, Sweden and NorwayHjalmarsson, Inger
AbstractThe English walnut (Juglans regia L.) has a long-standing history of cultivation in the Nordic countries, although the region represents the northern limit of its distribution. While there are no walnut orchards in neither Denmark, Sweden nor Norway, individual trees have been planted in private gardens and public areas since medieval times, when the species is supposed to have been introduced (Nilsson 1958). Today, walnut trees can be found in Denmark, the southern parts of Sweden and along the coast of Norway. These areas coincide with fruit growing district where apples, pears, plums and cherries are traditionally grown.
Published inBook title: Following Walnut Footprints (Juglans regia L.) - Cultivation and Culture, Folklore and History.
Publisher: International Society for Horticultural Sciences
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management
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