A hickory tree looks like a medium-sized tree with shining medium green leaves. This tree grows over thirty feet in height and spreads to an umbrella shape. The hickory tree generally produces hickory nuts.
There are several varieties of hickory trees and each have their own unique look. The Shagbark Hickory tree is known for its shaggy bark which is the reason for the name. You can find more info at: www.hickorytree.net