Walnut (Juglans sp.) is the most important temperate nut fruit in the country. Walnuts in India are found in different size and shapes. The Indian walnuts are categorized into 4 categories viz., paper-shelled, thin-shelled, medium-shelled and hard-shelled. Walnuts flourishes at altitudes of 900 to 3000.

Walnut varieties grown in different states of India are: 
Jammu and Kashmir Lake English, Drainovsky and Opex Caulchry
Himachal Pradesh Gobind, Eureka, Placentia, Wilson, Franquetfe and Kashmir Budded
Uttaranchal Chakrata Selections
Areas of Cultivation :
The major growing states in India are Jammu and Kashmir, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh. Jammu & Kashmir occupies the largest share in total area and production of walnut. The total area under cultivation for walnut 109 thousand hectare and production 329 thousand MT (source: NHB, 2023-24 first advance estimate).
India Facts and Figures :
The country has exported 717.64 MT of Walnuts to the world for the worth of Rs. 25.83 crores/ 3.26 USD Millions during the year 2022-23.
Major Export Destinations (2022-23): United Arab Emts, Germany, U.K., Netherland, New Zealand, France and Kuwait.