This massive shade tree is the pecan producer of the industry. Lustrous, dark green foliage … Continued
Browsing plants: garden to table — nuts
Chestnuts, hazelnuts, acorns, walnuts, and pecans are classified as ‘true nuts’ which are, botanically speaking, actually fruits.
Some nuts we eat are not fruit. A more general definition of a nut is ‘a fruit or seed with a hard shell enclosing an edible or oil-yielding kernel’. Brazil nuts, pine nuts, pistachios, and peanuts are all, botanically, seeds rather than fruit.
So there’s more than you ever cared to know about nuts. We carry three!
As the American chestnut succumbs to disease, the blight-resistant Chinese chestnut is gaining popularity. Trees … Continued
The American hazelnut or filbert is native to the eastern United States. Tasty nuts are … Continued