Hickory (Carya laciniosa) Henry
Shellbark hickory. A large tree from North America which needs a fertile soil and sunny position. Nuts are large, walnut-sized, with an excellent sweet kernel. Also edible is the sap, tapped liked maples. The timber is hard and used for fuel, handles, ladders, implements, and for smoking meats. A yellow dye is obtained from the bark. Hardy to -20°C. The mother trees fruit in Southern Canada and have good potential in Britain. These seedlings will not be identical to the parent but will inherit many of the characteristics. Two or more trees are needed for good nut production. Henry Nuts large, good cracking and kernel quality, regular bearer.
Out of stock - for plants, check in July for availability next autumn/winter