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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Leaflets are lance-shaped turning yellow in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Woodland gardens Shade tree

Zones: 4-9

Description: A native of eastern USA, this fairly vigorous tree can reach heights in excess of 100 ft (30 m) but 80 ft (24 m) is more usual. Its bark is gray and narrowly ridged. The mid-green leaves with 5 to 7 individual leaflets are lance-shaped and grow to 12 in (

Growth Habit: Spreading 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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