Juglans Nigra is a large, moderately growing, majestic tree. Prized for its wood veneer at maturity; used in fine cabinets, gunstocks, and furniture. Makes a wonderful shade tree, and when planted for a wood plantation, a long-term investment. Has moderate water requirements, and shows a moderate tolerance to salt and alkali soils. The Juglans Nigra will grow slower if exposed to droughty periods but is tolerant to drought.