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Shellbark Hickory
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Shellbark Hickory

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Easy-Shell Nuts, Largest of All Hickories!

Tasty, thin-shelled nuts split on their own when fully ripe, with a flavor similar to pecans. Attractive tree that tolerates many soil types. Grows 60 to 80 ft. tall with a straight, sturdy trunk, shaggy bark and glowing golden timber. Plant two for pollination.

Zones: 4 - 8 (-20° F.).
Height: 60 - 80 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Shellbark Hickory - 2-3 ft.
  • 70066
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Hickory Shellbark - Quick-Pro™ Potted
  • 02542
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $39.99

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Shellbark Hickory Product Details

Botanical Name: Carya laciniosa

Height: 60 - 80 feet.

Spacing: 50 feet.

Depth: Same as in the nursery.

Spread: 50 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Plant two or more trees for best pollination.

Yield: Approximately 25 - 75 pounds at maturity.

Foliage: Alternate, pinnately compound; 4 - 8 inch long; deep yellow-green foliage.

Blooms: April - May.

Fruit: Sweet and edible nuts.

Form: Narrow, oblong foliage.

Flower Form: Monoecious, male has catkins, female has terminal flower spikes.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained moist, organic, deep, fertile soil.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Comments: Large taproot. Hard to transplant. Tree is high branching and has shaggy bark. Sweet and very edible nuts. May not bear nuts until 7 - 10 years of age. Nuts are favored for baking. Do not fertilize when first planted, unless it is a slow release fertilizer in pellet form. Mulch around the tree 4 - 6 inches to retain moisture in the soil. Water 1 - 2 times weekly. This tree needs a pollinator. For optimum crop, plant two or more trees. Unable to ship to AE, AK, AZ, CA, GU, HI, PR, TX.

Unable to ship to: AE AK AZ CA GU HI PR TX


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2015-03-27
Better than advertised
Reviewed By: Kelly (Blanchester, OH)
planted 2 shell barks from Gurney's 3 yrs ago. They are now 6ft tall and I am looking forward to harvesting nuts in another 4 years!


Shellbark Hickory - 2-3 ft.
  • 70066
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock
Hickory Shellbark - Quick-Pro™ Potted
  • 02542
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $39.99


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