Carya Tomentosa, Hickory Tree
The Hickory Tree is an attractive tree that produces high branches that make it an ideal shade tree. It is an easy to care for tree and it tolerates most soil types. The Hickory tree produces delicious and edible nuts at about 10 to 15 years of maturity it is a beautiful addition to any yard. The Hickory Tree is a deciduous tree that produces small, yellow-green catkins in the spring. The Hickory tree is a great addition to any home and is perfect for providing refreshing shade to your backyard. It even produces delicious nuts. If you have this tree in your yard you will be sure to attract some wildlife friends such as squirrels.
Hickory Trees Provide Shade
Hickory trees are a high-branching variety that often grow quite tall. They have long and narrow leaves and an attractive, "shaggy" bark. For many people, hickory trees are highly symbolic of the eastern United States, where they grow wild. Because hickory trees can grow so tall and drop many nuts in the autumn, they are best planted away from structures, where they can be fully appreciated on their own. It is also a good idea to plant at least two trees so that they can pollinate one another.
Hickory Trees grow to large heights
Hickory trees can make a wonderful tree to create much needed shaded area on a lawn or landscape. Hickory Trees will become stately and very large trees when fully grown. Hickory trees will grow well and prefers moist well-drained soils but can also do good in clay, sandy and loamy soil conditions.