1. Black Walnuts
Nut Description: Black walnuts are housed inside yellowish-green and brown husks (similar in color to pears) that are about two-inches in diameter. They are further housed inside a tough shell that is dark black in color.
Harvest Time: September and October
Harvest Information: How to Collect and Process Black Walnuts
Nut Description: Chestnuts are dark brown in color, smooth in texture, are pointed at one end, and have an oblong spot on the opposite end that is light brown in color. They are housed inside a spiny burr, which turns yellowish-brown and opens when the chestnuts are ready for harvest.
Harvest Time: September through December
3. English Walnuts
Nut Description: English walnuts are housed inside a greenish-black hull. They are further housed inside a tan shell. The nut itself is light brown to golden-brown in color.
Harvest Time: Late August through October
Harvest Information: How to Harvest English Walnuts
Nut Description: Pecans are housed in a brown oval to oblong shaped shell. The meat itself is brown in color and possess two-lobes.
Harvest Time: November
Harvest Information: How to Harvest Pecans