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Carya cathayensis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

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

Features: Leaflets are mid-green; individual nuts are egg-shaped

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Woodland gardens Shade tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: This species from central and southern China grows up to 70 ft (21 m) in height. The young branches have orange to yellow scales. The leaflets, 5 in (12 cm) in length, are mid-green, oval to lance-shaped with paler undersides. The fruit is 10 in (25 cm) l

Growth Habit: Tall, straight trunk

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