Carya cordiformis Sold Out For Spring 2021

Bitternut Hickory

Bitternut Hickory is the most abundant and uniformly distributed hickory, naturally ranging throughout most of the eastern US. This native is tolerant of a variety of conditions and is seen thriving on dry sites, swampy extremes and also very poor soils. Bitternut Hickory has finer textured foliage than many hickories. The nuts are much smaller than other hickories,

Category: Medium shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 9
Foliage: Smaller leaflets than other hickories
Fall Color: Yellow
Fruit: Unusually small nut for a hickory
Bark: Gray brown, shallowly furrowed
Texture: Carya cordiformis is coarse in winter
Shape: Cylindrical
Mature Size: 55' tall by 40' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Adapts to a wide range of soils and moisture levels.
Native Habitat: Native to most of Eastern US