Trial Seedling - Bitternut Hickory

Bitternut Hickory tree
Bitternut Hickory nuts
Bitternut Hickory leaf



Bare root purchase size: 1’-2' tall
Mature height: 50’-70'
Mature width: 30'-50’

Often found in southeast Minnesota but has been identified as far northwest as Itasca. Produces fruit with a green husk and a bitter nut. Yellow buds provide color in the winter. Hard to transplant when older, so not often found in nurseries. Full sun to part shade.