Of American origin, Franquette walnut seedlings are known to be the best pollinator for the Chandler variety. Since both varieties of walnuts are of American origin, they work in harmony and they both love continental climates. Both can easily grow at high altitudes. Both flower late and at the same time. May is the time of flowering for both. Franquette and Chandler Walnut Seedlings are very similar in tree and fruit characteristics.
Franquette is planted as a pollinator for Chandler.
General features are similar to Chandler
Fruit yield is 50%
It is a high quality walnut seedling, the fruit of which is easily separated from the shell.
It is not recommended to be planted in closed orchards, open areas are more suitable.
It is recommended to plant one Franquette as a pollinator cultivar for 15 Chandler trees.