Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata Northern

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Botanical Name:

Carya ovata Northern

Family:

Juglandaceae

Genus:

Carya

Species:

ovata

Location:

Northern

Common Name:

Shagbark Hickory

Seeds Per Pound:
107
Quantity:
0.57 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
11
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
80 feet
Collection Locale:
Pennsylvania
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.57 lb
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  • Carya ovata Northern

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process daily for 4 days.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
In a Nutshell:
* Carya ovata, the Shagbark Hickory, is a common hickory in the eastern United States and southeast Canada.
* It is a large deciduous tree, growing up to 27 m tall, and will live up to 200 years. Mature Shagbarks are easy to recognize because, as their name implies, they have shaggy bark. This characteristic is however only found on mature trees; young specimens have smooth bark.
* The Shagbark Hickory's nut is edible and has a very sweet taste.
* Very hard wood good for floors, furniture making.
* The following are some of the consumers of hickory nuts: Red squirrels, Gray squirrels, Raccoons, Chipmunks, and mice. Other consumers include: black bears, gray and red foxes, rabbits, and bird species such as mallards, wood ducks, bobwhites, and wild turkey. more...
* Start this tree seed in November for spring planting. more...
* Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) is probably the most distinctive of all the hickories because of its loose-plated bark. more...
* Golden fall color more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov