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Commonly known as Hognut, Pignut hickory, Pignuy

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The hickory, which includes the pecan nut, is a tree valued for its foliage which often colours well in autumn.

The wood has been used for the bottoms of skis, lacrosse sticks and drumsticks and is prized as a fuel for woodburning stoves.

Genus of about 18 species of deciduous trees, mostly found in woodland in eastern Asia and North America.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - pinnate, mid-green leaves 20-30cm (8-12in) long, turning yellow in autumn.
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 20m (65ft)
  • Tree - spreading tree with furrowed, grey, ornamental bark. Produces bitter-tasting, thin-shelled nuts to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - crown gall, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - eastern USA.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  20m (65ft)

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CARYA illinoinensis

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Commonly known as: Pecan.
a large American nut bearing tree with numerous leaflets on each leaf
£20.00 each
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CARYA ovata

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Commonly known as: Shagbark hickory.
Five long pointed leaflets to each leaf and excellent yellow autumn colour
£22.00 each

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