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Carya aquatica

Common Name(s): Water hickory
Family: Juglandaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 200 to 300 (days)
Precipitation: 33 to 63 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 7° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: All,sand, loam, or clay
Soil Drainage: Semi-Poor
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Gulf Coast and up Mississippi River valley to southern Illinois. Requires moist soil. Good drought tolerance. No salinity resistance.
No diseases found for the ten pathogens searched.
Material - wood, Fuel - charcoal, Fuel - fuelwood


Geographical Origin:
North-Central USA, South central USA, Southeastern USA
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