These Shell Bark hickory trees are grown from seed and are native to much of the USA, especially here in our state of Missouri. They grow delicious hickory nuts that drop in the fall. This hickory tree grows some of the best tasting hickory nuts there are. This produces the LARGEST hickory nuts out of all the hickory trees. The Shellbark Hickory is a high-branching tree with a straight, slender trunk and a narrow, oblong crown. It's a sturdy tree with shaggy bark. The nuts are large and sweet. The tree will bear nuts in 10-12 years and bears annually.
To follow with your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to: AK, HI, AZ, or CA
Deliveries to WA, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, SD MUST be shipped Bareroot
average shipping height is 12” to 24”. We always send the tallest ones available that we have to you though. All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit.
Name: Shellbark Hickory
Other Names: Hickory tree, Carya laciniosa
Grow Zone: 5 to 8
Growth Speed: Medium to Fast
Light Requirements: Likes full sun
Average Full Grown Height: 60' to 80'
Average Full Grown Width: 40'
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foilage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 200 years