California walnut variety, Howard produces large, round, smooth walnut, harvested mid-season and well known for its light nutshell color. The kernel is big, light and it provides excellent taste.
Tree: Medium-vigorous tree, productive on the lateral branches of the plant.
Flowering: Mid-season blossoming period.
Maturation: Mid-season ripening time.
Fruit: Howard produces round, smooth nut, from medium to large caliber. The shell is light brown, quite thin but harderer than Chandler.
Taste: The Howard light kernel provides outstanding flavor.