Carya ovata, the shagbark hickory, is a common hickory in the Eastern United
States and southeast Canada. It is a large, deciduous tree, growing well over 100
Learn about the shagbark hickory tree. ... Hickories are deciduous trees, so when
autumn arrives, their leaves turn pale green to yellowish-brown before falling ...
Sep 24, 2013 ... Shagbark hickory nuts have “more flavor… more snap, more ... It's hard to miss
because the unique bark peels away from the tree in thin strips ...
In southeastern Ohio, 6-year seed production of dominant and codominant
shagbark hickory trees with mean d.b.h. of 20.7 cm (8.1 in) (age 60 years), 26.1
The Shagbark Hickory tree has an ashy gray bark similar to birch trees except its
bark separates into long strips, which give the trunk it's shaggy look.
The tree Guide at arborday.org offers information on size, height, growth rate, sun
and soil preference, and more on Shellbark Hickory and many other commonly ...
Shagbark Hickory Carya ovata. The distinctive, shaggy bark, conspicuous on tall
straight trees, gives this species its name. It grows well in both wet and dry ...
Shagbark Hickory reaches a height of 60 to 80 feet and spreads 25 to 35 feet (Fig
. 1). The tree has a picturesque, oval outline with the lower branches somewhat ...
The edges of long plates of bark curl away from the trunk, giving this tree a very
rugged appearance. Shagbark hickory is beautiful when its winter buds open in ...
Nature: The Shagbark Hickory, Carya ovata, is a tree with large, heavy nuts that
rain down in autumn--thanks to squirrels and beetle grubs.