Vina Walnuts

The Vina walnut is an early to mid-season variety and is popular with growers in the Northern San Joaquin Valley. Vinas are a cross between Franquette and Payne walnuts. The nut is medium to large in size, pointed, and looks similar to Hartley but is less flat on the base. Color is a good tan and the shells are well-sealed. The Vina is well known for its good quality and high yield.
 

Characteristics

Shell: 
Moderately Thick
Color: 
Light Amber
Yield: 
46-49%
Flavor: 
More flavor than Chandler, but less than Payne
Halves Yield: 
Low