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Commonly known as Hickory

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, alternate leaves which colour well in autumn.
  • Tree - pendent male catkins are produced in late spring.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - makes a good specimen for lawn or woodland garden.
  • Pests & Diseases - crown gall, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - eastern Asia, North America.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - deep, humus- rich.

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CARYA glabra

CARYA glabra  >

Commonly known as: Hognut, Pignut hickory, Pignuy.
A North American tree with 5-7 taper pointed leaflets in each leaf
£20.00 each
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CARYA illinoinensis

CARYA illinoinensis  >

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

CARYA ovata

CARYA ovata  >

Commonly known as: Shagbark hickory.
Five long pointed leaflets to each leaf and excellent yellow autumn colour
£20.00 each
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