Carya cordiformis

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- Insignificant

Foliage Color- Green during the summer and yellow in the fall

Growth Habit- Upright slender

Growth Rate- Moderate

Zone- 3-7

Height- 50-70 feet tall

Spread- 35-40 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This tree produces nuts about 1″ in size. The fruit drops late summer into fall. Prefers acidic soil that is well drained.

Pruning- Pruning should be while the tree is dormant. Generally, in December through March.

Other Hickory tree options.

  • Shagbark Hickory
  • Shellbark Hickory