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Order: Juglandales
   Family: Juglandaceae
            Genus: Carya
                        Specie: aquatica

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil

Features: Leaves consist of 13 leaflets; egg-shaped fruit

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Woodland gardens Shade tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: This deciduous tree is native to the southeastern USA from Texas to Florida. It reaches a height of 70 ft (21 m) and has a light brown peeling bark. The leaves are lance-shaped, 5 in (12 cm) long, and consist of up to 13 individual leaflets. The fruit is

Growth Habit: Conical habit


Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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