The Q&A Archives: Walnut Hull Uses

Question: Do you know of any uses for the outer green shell of black walnuts? My husband says that he read something where this outer hull was used.

Answer: The outer green shell is used in making walnut stain and has been used in dyes, the hard shell is used as an abrasive in certain manufacturing processes.

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