Pignut Hickory Carya glabra

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Carya glabra

Family:

Juglandaceae

Genus:

Carya

Species:

glabra

Common Name:

Pignut Hickory

Seeds Per Pound:
52
Quantity:
17.9 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
53%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
100 feet
Collection Locale:
Tennessee
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 17.9 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 lb
12.50
1 kg
24.00
10 lb
99.50
Growing Info:
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 glabra, the Pignut hickory, is a common but not abundant species in the oak-hickory forest association in the Eastern United States and Canada. Other common names are pignut, sweet pignut, coast pignut hickory, smoothbark hickory, swamp hickory, and broom hickory.
* The pear-shaped nut ripens in September and October and is an important part of the diet of many wild animals.
* The wood is used for a variety of products, including fuel for home heating. more...
* Wood - hard, strong, tough, very flexible. It weighs 51lb per cubic foot. An excellent timber, it is used for tool handles, agricultural implements etc. A very good fuel, burning well and giving off a lot of heat. more...
* Compound leaves; open, oval head, rather contorted looking; good golden yellow fall color; grows well in dry soil; native to eastern U.S.