NUTMEG HICKORY

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NUTMEG HICKORY suitable for counties:
GEORGIA: All counties
LOUISIANA: Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Catahoula, De Soto, Evangeline, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Richland, Vernon, Winn
MISSISSIPPI: Jasper, Noxubee, Oktibbeha
NORTH CAROLINA: All counties
OKLAHOMA: All counties
SOUTH CAROLINA: Berkeley, Charleston
TEXAS: Kerr, San Augustine, San Jacinto
ALABAMA: Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Montgomery, Sumter
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Bradley, Clark, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Hempstead, Jackson, Jefferson, Little River, Miller, Ouachita, Pike, Pulaski, Saline, Sevier, Union

Nutmeg hickory belongs to family of juglandaceae plants, its species name is myristiciformis. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Nutmeg hickory has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Nutmeg hickory booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Nutmeg hickory is a slow growing plant, a mature Nutmeg hickory can grow up to 95 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 95
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 240
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -10 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
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 : 124
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : Yes 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 : - - Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : No

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 : Moderate 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) : 95 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 : No Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Low
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 240
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.7 pH (Maximum) : 6.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 48 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -10

NUTMEG HICKORY GALLERY

nutmeg hickory
Carl Hunter. 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.
nutmeg hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
nutmeg hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
nutmeg hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
nutmeg 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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