Mockernut

Some articles on mockernuts, mockernut:

Carya Tomentosa - Special Uses
... Mockernuts are preferred mast for wildlife, particularly squirrels, which eat green nuts ... Mockernut Hickory nuts are consumed by many species of birds and other animals, including Wood Duck, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red Fox, squirrels, Beaver ... Mockernut Hickories also provide cavities for animals to live in, such as woodpeckers, Black Rat Snakes, Raccoons, Carolina Chickadees, and more ...
Carya Tomentosa - Life History - Sapling and Pole Stages To Maturity - Damaging Agents
... Mockernut hickory is extremely sensitive to fire because of the low insulating capacity of the hard, flinty bark ... Mockernut is not subject to severe loss from disease ... Mockernut hickory is host to anthracnose (Gnomonia caryae) ...
Carya Tomentosa - Habitat - Soils and Topography
... In the north, mockernut hickory is found on drier soils of ridges and hillsides and less frequently on moist woodlands and alluvial bottoms ... of southern Indiana, it grows on dry sites such as south and west slopes or dry ridges Mockernut grows in Alabama and Mississippi on sandy soils with shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata ... However, most of the merchantable mockernut grows on moderately fertile upland soils ...
Carya Tomentosa - Life History - Sapling and Pole Stages To Maturity - Growth and Yield
... Mockernut hickory is a large, true hickory with a dense crown. 17.4 120. 23.2 76 19.8 160. 28.7 94 24.4 200. 33.2 109 29.0 95 The current annual growth of mockernut hickory on dry sites is estimated at about 1.0 m³/ha (15 ft³/acre) ... Greenwood and bark weights for commercial-size mockernut trees from mixed hardwoods in Georgia are available for total tree and saw-log stems to a 4-inch top for trees 5 to 22 ...
Carya Tomentosa - Life History - Reproduction and Early Growth - Seed Production and Dissemination
... Mockernut hickory requires a minimum of 25 years to reach commercial seed-bearing age ... Fourteen mockernut hickory trees in southeastern Ohio produced an average annual crop of 6,285 nuts for 6 years about 39 percent were sound, 48 percent aborted, and 13 percent had insect damage ... Mockernut hickory produces one of the heaviest seeds of the hickory species cleaned seeds range from 70 to 250 seeds/kg (32 to 113/lb) ...