Pignut-hickory

Carya glabra

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Description:

Tree with short branches and an irregular but spreading crown. Leaves are pinnately compounds with five or seven leaflets. Leaves turn golden-yellow in the fall. Bark is not shaggy. Flowers through mid spring and fruit matures in the fall of the first year.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Sweet Pignut Hickory, Coast Pignut Hickory
Plant Family:Juglandaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Trees
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies, Birds
Bloom Time:Throughout May
Fruit Timing:Ripe in October of first year
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Alkaline, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Soil pH:6.6 to 7.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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