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Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)

Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)

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You will get 8 seeds of Carya cordiformis, BITTERNUT HICKORY for planting.

Carya cordiformis, also known as Bitternut Hickory, is a deciduous tree native to the eastern United States. It can grow up to 35 meters tall and has compound leaves with lanceolate leaflets. The tree produces small wind-pollinated catkins in spring and its most distinctive feature is the bitter nut enclosed in a green cover that splits off in autumn.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, rinse and change the water, repeat process daily for 4 days

Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days

Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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