Enjoy the delicious fruit of our one and only tropical native tree. Notorious for being difficult to transplant. Does better if planted in shade or part shade for at least the first several years. Better fruit production when multiple trees planted near e
Beautiful peeling bark makes this a wonderful statement tree. Beautiful yellow fall leaves. This tree provides garden interest in every season. Often trained to be multi-trunked in landscapes. Fast growing. Can be kind of messy with fallen twigs.
The Carya genus supports 200 butterfly and moth species (including rare Hickory Hairstreak Butterfly), nuts are eaten by lots of wildlife (including humans), and Tracy's favorite feature is that bats can roost under the shaggy bark.