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Shellbark Hickory Tree

Largest of All Hickories

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Shellbark Hickory Tree

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.

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  • 70066
  • 2-3' bareroot
  • $19.99
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  • Botanical Name: Carya laciniosa
  • Height: 60 - 80 feet.
  • Spacing: 50 feet.
  • Depth: Same as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 50 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Plant two or more trees for best pollination.
  • Yield: Approximately 25 - 75 pounds at maturity. Bearing age: 7-10 years.
  • Size: 2-3 Ft. Bareroot
  • Blooms: Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Fruit: Sweet and edible nuts.
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Form: Tree, Nut Tree, Hickory
  • 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.
  • Foliage: Alternate, pinnately compound; 4 - 8 inch long; deep yellow-green foliage.
  • Comments: 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 60-80 feet tall with a straight, sturdy trunk, shaggy bark and glowing golden timber. Plant two for pollination.

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