PIGNUT HICKORY

PIGNUT HICKORY GROWS BEST IN

PIGNUT HICKORY suitable for counties:
NORTH CAROLINA: Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Columbus, Craven, Dare, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Gaston, Graham, Granville, Guilford, Haywood, Jackson, Jones, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Union, Vance, Wake, Wilkes
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Cheshire, Rockingham, Strafford
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chemung, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Herkimer, Jefferson, Kings, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Nassau, New York, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Wayne, Westchester
OHIO: Adams, Ashland, Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Fairfield, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Guernsey, Harrison, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Lucas, Mahoning, Medina, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Richland, Ross, Scioto, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Warren, Wayne, Wood
OKLAHOMA: All counties
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Union, Warren, Wayne, Westmoreland, York
RHODE ISLAND: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Cherokee, Chester, Darlington, Fairfield, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Horry, Lancaster, Laurens, Marion, McCormick, Orangeburg, Pickens, Saluda, Union, Williamsburg, York
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bedford, Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Carroll, Clay, Cocke, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Franklin, Gibson, Grainger, Hardeman, Hardin, Hawkins, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Lewis, Madison, Marshall, Maury, McNairy, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Obion, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, Weakley, White, Williamson
TEXAS: Chambers, Nacogdoches, Parker, San Jacinto, Washington
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Charles City, Charlotte, Clarke, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Greene, Greensville, Hanover, Henrico, Highland, James City, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Mathews, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Prince William, Rappahannock, Roanoke, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Warren, York
VERMONT: Bennington, Grand Isle, Rutland
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Mineral, Monongalia, Monroe, Ohio, Pleasants, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wyoming
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Lawrence, Marion, Mobile, Morgan, Pike, Shelby, Tuscaloosa
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Chicot, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Logan, Lonoke, Madison, Marion, Miller, Mississippi, Monroe, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Searcy, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: New Castle
FLORIDA: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Jackson, Lake, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Nassau, Okaloosa, Orange, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton
GEORGIA: Baker, Bartow, Ben Hill, Brantley, Bulloch, Camden, Carroll, Charlton, Chatham, Clarke, Coffee, Crawford, DeKalb, Dooly, Dougherty, Echols, Elbert, Floyd, Hall, Hancock, Houston, Lanier, Liberty, Long, Lowndes, Madison, McDuffie, McIntosh, Morgan, Murray, Oglethorpe, Polk, Rabun, Spalding, Stephens, Sumter, Tattnall, Thomas, Towns, Troup, Union, Walton, White
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cook, De Witt, Douglas, Edgar, Edwards, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Iroquois, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, La Salle, Lake, Lawrence, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Mason, Massac, McDonough, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, St. Clair, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson
INDIANA: Bartholomew, Blackford, Brown, Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Dubois, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Greene, Harrison, Hendricks, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Madison, Martin, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Orange, Owen, Perry, Posey, Putnam, Steuben, Switzerland, Vigo, Warren, Washington, Wayne
KANSAS: All counties
KENTUCKY: Adair, Barren, Bell, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Campbell, Casey, Clark, Crittenden, Estill, Hardin, Henry, Hickman, Hopkins, Jefferson, Jessamine, Laurel, Lee, Letcher, Lincoln, Lyon, Madison, McCreary, McLean, Meade, Mercer, Montgomery, Muhlenberg, Nicholas, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Warren, Wolfe
LOUISIANA: Allen, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, La Salle, Lafayette, Lincoln, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MICHIGAN: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lapeer, Livingston, Monroe, Montcalm, Oakland, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne
MISSOURI: Cape Girardeau, Dunklin, Moniteau, Scott, Stoddard
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Alcorn, Amite, Attala, Choctaw, Clay, Forrest, Franklin, Greene, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Kemper, Lafayette, Lauderdale, Lee, Lowndes, Madison, Monroe, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pontotoc, Rankin, Scott, Smith, Sunflower, Tishomingo, Union, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha

Pignut hickory belongs to family of juglandaceae plants, its species name is glabra. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Pignut hickory has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Pignut hickory booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Pignut hickory is a slow growing plant, a mature Pignut hickory can grow up to 80 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 80
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -30 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 200
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : High
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : Yes
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : Yes

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 30
Height, Mature (feet) : 80 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 170 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 50 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -30

PIGNUT HICKORY GALLERY

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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©Larry Allain. USGS NWRC.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, NY, Rochester.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
pignut hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
pignut hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
pignut hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
pignut hickory
P. Freeman Heim. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WI, Nicolet National Forest. 1971.
pignut hickory
G.B. Sudworth. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. 1927.
pignut hickory
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, GA, Greene Co. 1959.
pignut hickory
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NC.
pignut hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
pignut hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL. 1960.
pignut hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL, Gainesville. 1962.
pignut hickory
USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 583. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
pignut hickory
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 583. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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