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Shagbark Hickory

This large deciduous tree has typical hickory compound leaves and attractive shaggy bark peeling in strips on the trunk. The hard shelled nuts are edible and delicious. This tree prefers moist, well-drained sites, but is adaptable.  Plant where there is sufficient space for a large tree.   Shagbark Hickory is native to the eastern U.S.

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Height
60-80 Feet

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Spread
30-40 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Deciduous
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Soil Properties
Well-drained
Sun Requirements
Full Sun