Carya cordiformis


Common Name: bitternut hickory
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): part sun, sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:70 to 100 feet
Width:25 to 40 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:N/A
Soil Type:moist to moderately wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:fall
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:yellow-green catkins
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Bitter tasting nuts.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston