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Bitternut Hickory

Bitternut Hickory

Regular price $20.82
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Carya cordiformis

Commonly known as bitternut hickory, is a deciduous tree native to North America. Recognized for its pinnately compound leaves and distinctive bitternut hickory nuts, it adds natural charm to landscapes. The tree features a tall and straight trunk with a rounded canopy. Bitternut hickory thrives in a variety of soils and is adaptable to different environments. Valued for its hard, strong wood and as a wildlife food source, it is often found in woodlands and mixed forests. With its resilience and ecological significance, Carya cordiformis is appreciated for its contributions to both natural ecosystems and human uses.

Origin: Native

Current Sale Size: 2 - 3 ft. bare root

Soils: Well-drained soils

Moisture: Mesic

Shade Tolerance: Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 50 - 80 ft.

Mature Spread: 40 - 60 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: High

Uses: Fall color, wildlife

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