What do you have if you have nuts on the wall? Walnuts. Arguably the most famous tree in
In 1955 it was saved through the efforts of the native Daughters of the Golden West and the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Tree, a National Landmark, as well as designated State Historical Landmark 681 in 1959 and on the Local Official Register of Historic Resources. Two dedication plaques were placed near the tree in 1963.
"Paradox" is the actual name of the tree variety, and named by Luther Burbank at the turn of the 20th century for its ‘paradoxical vigor’. The Paradox is an F1 (1st Generation) hybrid of the native
NO. 681 PARADOX HYBRID WALNUT TREE - Planted in 1907 by George Weinshank and assistants under the direction of Professor Ralph Smith as part of an experimental planting for the