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About Hickory Trees. Hickories are attractive, high-branching trees that make excellent, easy-care shade trees. They grow 60 to 80 feet tall with a spread of about 40 feet. Hickory trees tolerate most soil types, but insist on good drainage. The trees produce the most nuts in full sun, but also grow well in light shade. Falling nuts can damage ...

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Of the dozen or so American hickories, shellbark and shagbark hickory trees have shown some promise as edible nut producers.These are the only two Carya species (with the exception of pecan, scientific name Carya illinoensis) typically planted for nut production.All the following hickory nut suggestions apply to the collection and preparation of pecans.

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Starting hickory trees from nuts is a very rewarding endeavor and it doesn't require a green thumb. Many people plant hickory nuts because they want their own supply of nuts for eating and baking. Some people plant hickory nuts because they intend to sell the seedlings or future nuts at a local farmer's ...

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How to Grow Hickory Trees. Hickory trees can reach a height of 80 feet tall and develop a dense canopy as they mature, making them wonderful shade trees. Lush foliage and lovely fall colors make them a beautiful addition to any landscape, and as an added bonus, these attractive trees produce edible nuts. The hickory tree is also prized for its...

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The wood of the shagbark hickory is prized for its strength, toughness and flexibility. It is used for shovel handles and sports equipment as well as firewood. As firewood, it adds a delicious flavor to smoked meats. Planting Shagbark Hickory Trees. If you decide to start planting shagbark hickory trees, expect it to be the work of a lifetime.

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With their large taproots, hickory trees will not lift up sidewalks or blow over easily in wind storms. When fully grown, they make a stately shade tree. How to Plant Hickories Hickories spend the first three to five years of their lives working to build a strong taproot, before growing even one foot in height above ground.

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Past Articles Library | Trees | How to Grow and Care for Hickory Trees. While I do have a little group of nut trees, hickory trees is one of those trees that I do not have. It is a great nut tree to start with because it is one of the shorter types of nut trees around, which means its mature size is less than 80 feet. ... Well, the solution is ...

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The hickory tree (Carya spp.) is a resilient American native that thrives in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 though 9, rising to 90 feet high with a 70-foot spread.

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A species indigenous to North America, shagbark hickory trees are widespread in the Eastern U.S. in zones 4 to 8. They are related to the pecan, another native American nut bearer. Although they can reach a height of 130 feet in some portions of their range, these popular nut trees often reach only about half that size.

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Roughly one dozen species belong to the hickory (Carya spp.) family of trees, though only a handful of species are grown in landscaping for their showy autumn foliage and attractive shape. The ...