Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

  • Highly adaptable and easy-to-grow
  • Characteristic peeling bard
  • Height: 60-80 Feet
  • Spread: 40-60 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Size Avail Future Price Qty
S3-3 RPM 586 828 Sign In for Ordering
S3-3CG RPM 1314 1218 Sign In for Ordering

Interesting Notes:

Crushed leaves have a apple scent. A long lived tree. They are considered to produce a lot of 'litter'(bark and nuts) so place accordingly. Host to a rare Hickory Hairstreak Butterfly.

Edible nuts. Wood lends great flavor to barbeque.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Interesting Bark
Midwest Native
Habit
Deciduous
Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata from Forrest Keeling
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