Mockernut Hickory, Mockernut, White Hickory, Whiteheart Hickory, Hognut, Bullnut Carya tomentosa - Carya alba

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Carya tomentosa

Family:

JUGLANDACEAE

Genus:

Carya

Species:

tomentosa

Common Name:

Mockernut Hickory, Mockernut, White Hickory, Whiteheart Hickory, Hognut, Bullnut

Seeds Per Pound:
31
Quantity:
7.22 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
110 feet
Collection Locale:
Louisiana
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 7.22 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
11.95
1 lb
29.50
1 kg
58.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process daily for 4 days.
Stratification: cold stratify for 150 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Carya tomentosa , ( Mockernut hickory , mockernut , white hickory , whiteheart hickory , hognut , bullnut ) is a tree in the Juglandaceae or Walnut family.
* It is the most abundant of the hickories.
* It is long lived, sometimes reaching the age of 500 years.
* A high percentage of the wood is used for products where strength, hardness, and flexibility are needed. It makes an excellent fuelwood, too. more...
* Native region from Massachusetts south to Florida and Texas; nearly round nuts; scaly dark gray bark; of open habit; hard shelled, edible nuts.