Carya floridana

scrub hickory

Juglandaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 15-30 (47) ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      yellow,green
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color      green,brown
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Hurricane wind resistance, fall color

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Specimen tree. Use only where roots will be undisturbed.
Considerations: Nuts and leaf litter can be messy.
Propagation: Can be grown from seed.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Fruits eaten by small mammals. Larval host for many moths including; luna moth (Actias luna), hickory leafroller moth (Argyrotaenia juglandana), royal walnut moth (Citheronia regalis), and walnut sphinx (Amorpha juglandis.
Native Habitats: Sandhill, clayhill, scrub

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   9A,9B