Walnut (Juglans sp.) is the most important temperate nut fruit of the country. Walnut in India are found in differet sizes and shapes. The Indian walnuts are categorized into 4 categories viz., paper-shelled, thin-shelled, medium-shelled and hard-shelled. Walnuts flourished at altitudes of 900 to 3000.
Walnut varieties grown in different states of India are:
Jammu and Kashmir
Lake English, Drainovsky and
Gobind, Eureka, Placentia, Wilson,
Franquetfe and Kashmir Budded
Areas of Cultivation :
The major growing area is Jammu and Kashmir, Uttaranchal and Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh, with Jammu & Kashmir occupying the largest share in total area and production.
India Facts and Figures :
The country has exported 1,069.70 MT of Walnuts to the world for the worth of Rs. 29.75 crores/ 3.97 USD Millions during the year 2020-21.
Major Export Destinations
(2020-21) : The major importing countries of walnut from India are U K, U Arab Emts, Germany, New Zealand, France.