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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Juglandaceae
Family Common Name: Walnut family
Scientific Name: Carya ovata (Mill.) k.Koch
Common Name: Shagbark hickory
Species Code: CAROVA
General Distribution: C. ovata is found within temperate deciduous forests of central and eastern North America.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are cold stratified for 30 to 150 days and germinate at 21 C.
References: Barton, L. V. (1936a). Seedling production in Carya ovata (Mill.) K. Koch, Juglans cinerea L., and Juglans nigra L. Contrib. Boyce Thompson Inst. 8, 1-6.
In: Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.13 Chapter 10. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.

Baskin, Carol J.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Carya ovata (Mill.) k.Koch plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 3 September 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.