[NAFEX] Mockernut Hickory questions
Martha Barrett / Scott Weber
bluestem_farm at juno.com
Wed Mar 17 18:39:21 EST 2004
I've tried pulling up young hickory trees that were growing where I
didn't want them (both shagbark and bitternut), and found that their
roots are much longer and thicker than their above ground parts, so my
guess is that you won't be able to move the tree unless you have one of
those big tree diggers. If you can get it moved I think it will be
self-fertile (someone will correct me if not). The nuts are said to be
tasty, but very thick shelled and hard to get into.
On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 11:41:40
>In clearing an area for apple trees, I found a nice Mockernut Hickory,
>5 ft. tall. I would like to transplant it, but am wondering - will it
>nuts by itself, or are there male/ female issues? If I move it, should
>it? (it is so pretty how it is.) Can it be pruned to keep it small?
>nuts tasty? I have no experience with these, and would appreciate
>Uma Willard, East TN
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