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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

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

Features: Large leaflets; oval fruit

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Woodland gardens Shade tree Timber tree

Zones: 4-9

Description: This tree is widespread over eastern USA with bark peeling in 3 ft (1 m) long, curving plates. Its leaves reach 18 in (45 cm) long with 5 to 7 leaflets that are oblong to lance-shaped. The fruit is oval and 2 in (5 cm) long. This tree produces good timber

Growth Habit: Large broad-domed canopy


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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