#052 Mockernut Hickory
(Carya tomentosa)

This tree is on Main St, next to the patio at Mestizo restaurant along the brick path leading to the post office. Tree #60 in the Davidson Street Tree Inventory.

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 72″
  • Height (Ft.): 60′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 33′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 23′
  • Total Points: 140

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Public
  • Ecological Value:  Mockernut Hickory is a large deciduous tree that is native to eastern and central USA and can be found in all areas of NC. It is fairly slow growing and will reach heights of  50 to 80 feet tall or more. The crown is rounded and dense. The tree takes 25 years before producing the edible nut but can continue producing for 200 years.