SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: W. Gordon Belser Arboretum - Columbia, SC, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to Eastern United States.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 - 65 feet.
Width: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female reproductive parts on the same tree (monoecious).
Persistent, Green or Brown Nut Edible.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Borer and Beetle Borer, Scab.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Carya glabra Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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