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Shellbark Hickory

Carya laciniosa

Shellbark Hickory is the largest of the true hickories. The Shellbark Hickory's nut is also larger than others of the species. Bark is similar to Shagbark Hickory on mature specimens.

The largest hickory
Great food and cover for wildlife

More About Carya laciniosa:

Native pecans, hickories and related varieties do not exhibit the vigorous top growth seen in other RPM varieties. They do, however, develop the dense root mass and always "catch up" with larger seedlings within a few years.

Gardening Suggestions for Shellbark Hickory:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Average
Height:
80-100 Feet
Spread:
75-85 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Midwest Native
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Interesting Bark
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage