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 611 0 Sign In for Ordering
S3-3CG RPM 885 0 Sign In for Ordering
S3-5 RPM 10 0 Sign In for Ordering
S3-7 RPM 27 0 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

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