Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow-medium; 12-24" per year.Mature Height - 75-100'Mature Width - 75-100'Longevity - Maximum age around 200 years.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Male catkin in 3's at base of new growth, 3-4" long, pendulous; yellow-green. Female flowers are a short, 4-angled terminal spike.Fruit - round nut enclosed by a 4 winged husk. Late August-mid OctoberLeaf - Fall Color - golden yellow-brown.Bark - gray to brown and shallowly furrowed.Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Grows in moderately acid to alkaline soil, pH 5.6-8.0. Common on moderately fine silty or sandy clays. Tolerates poor drainage. Tolerates wet to dry soil.Native Habitat - Eastern United States.Diseases and Insects - infrequent problems; bark beetles in droughtStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Hickory.- Other plants of the family Juglandaceae.- Other plants of the genus Carya.- Other plants of the species Carya cordiformis.