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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

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

Features: Buds are yellow in winter; leaves have 9 leaflets

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Woodland gardens Shade tree

Zones: 4-9

Description: Eastern North America is the home of this species which grows to a height of 80 ft (24 m) and has smooth pale gray bark when young. As the tree matures, the bark develops narrow, deep, scaly ridges. In winter the buds are yellow, flattened and hairy, up t

Growth Habit: Columnar with ascending branches


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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