This is the hickory with bark that peels in long, tough curls off the straight trunk. It is a large tree growing 60-80 ft., and sometimes reaching 120 ft. in height. 
Water Use: Medium        
Wetland indicator status: FACU
Light Requirement: Full sun to full shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil Description: Well-drained, fertile soils. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay.
Use Wildlife: Squirrels and birds relish the seeds and catkins. Fruit-birds, Fruit-mammals, Nesting site, Cover, Substrate-insectivorous birds.
Attracts: Birds
Seldom browsed by deer

Shagbark Hickory, carya ovata



1655 N County Road 605, Sunbury, OH 43074

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