In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Walnut Tree in 4 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Walnut Tree.
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How to Draw a Walnut Tree - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: First draw the roots which should be a three or four L shaped lines.
Step 2: Next draw the trunk by making two wavy lines leaning to the left.
Step 3: In this step draw the leaves by first adding a lines to close the trunk and then draw the lines upwards and to the right. On the line draw a pointed oval on either side. Inside the oval draw a line down the middle and little lines off each side of that.
Step 4: Lastly draw the fruit by drawing three different sized shapes at the top of the trunk.
Interesting Facts about Walnut Trees
Walnut Trees are fruit producing trees that grows naturally in Europe and Asia. Walnut Trees produce 1 of the most popular nuts in cooking. The tree can grow 40 to 60 feet tall. The leaves of the tree are long and skinny. In autumn the leaves turn a golden yellow. The fruit of a Walnut Tree is a hard green ball that falls off a wood center. This makes a Walnut a “Stone fruit.” Stone fruits are fruit that have soft fleshy outsides and hard pits or seeds on the inside. A Walnut tree can live up to 250 years!
Did you know?
- A Walnut Tree produces chemicals called “juglones” that kill off any plants that might try to grow near its trunk.
- There are at least 1 dozen species of Walnut Tree.
- Walnuts can improve blood sugar levels. They are also good for liver and kidney functions.
- The outer green hull on the Walnut Tree fruit can be used to make dye.
- Native American boiled Walnut oil out of the nuts to use for cooking.
Activity: Walnuts are a common add in to recipes. Find a bread, dessert, or main dish that uses walnuts. Lots of great food can be enhanced by walnuts.