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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

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

Features: Large leaflets turn yellow in autumn; edible fruit

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Woodland gardens Shade tree Autumn color

Zones: 4-9

Description: From eastern USA, this tree grows up to 80 ft (24 m) tall with gray to brown peeling bark. The leaves are mid-green and up to 12 in (30 cm) long, usually with 5 leaflets. The central 3 are always the largest and oval, the other 2 are lance-shaped and much

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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