Bitternut Hickory Carya cordiformis - Juglans cordiformis

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Carya cordiformis

Family:

Juglandaceae

Genus:

Carya

Species:

cordiformis

Common Name:

Bitternut Hickory

Seeds Per Pound:
96
Quantity:
49.75 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
80 feet
Collection Locale:
New York
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 49.75 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 lb
21.50
1 kg
39.00
10 lb
145.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, rinse and change the water, repeat process daily for 4 days.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* It is a large deciduous tree , growing up to 35 meters tall (exceptionally to 47 m), with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The leaves are 15-30 cm long, pinnate, with 7-11 leaflets, each leaflet lanceolate, 7-13 cm long, with the apical leaflets the largest but only slightly so. The flowers are small wind-pollinated catkins , produced in spring. The fruit is a very bitter nut , 2-3 cm long with a green four-valved cover which splits off at maturity in the fall, and a hard, bony shell. more...
* Light green, compound leaves; of slender cylindrical form; native to eastern U.S. from Quebec to Florida; of tall, upright habit. more...
* Prefers a deep moisture-retentive loam in a sunny sheltered position, requiring a good summer for best development. more...