Shagbark Hickory Tree


The Shagbark Hickory tree, known scientifically as Carya ovata, thrives across hardiness zones 4 to 8, reaching heights of up to 70 to 90 feet with a spread of 50 to 70 feet. Adaptable to well-drained soils and full to partial sun, this low-maintenance tree has a sprawling crown, yellow-green leaves, greenish-yellow flowers, and edible nuts, making it an excellent choice for shade and adding visual interest to any landscape.

50 in stock

General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.