Hickory (Carya x laneyi)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Other
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Deciduous
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Parentage: Carya cordiformis x Carya ovata

Honey Bees in the Garden:  MarchHoney Bees in the Garden: March
March 3, 2011

March is here with its abundance of sprouting bulbs, swelling buds, and early blossoms. The temperatures are warmer and gardeners are busy getting early crops and flowers planted. Honey bees are zipping to and fro from the hives, searching out the earliest blossoms for the collection of nectar and pollen.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Feb 12, 2012 12:23 PM

Honey bees get pollen and honeydew from this plant.

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