So Many Hickories, So Little Time

CaryaAnd such small teeth.

4 Responses to “So Many Hickories, So Little Time”


  1. 1 Crystal November 25, 2015 at 8:27 am

    Yummy! That looks deceptively big and juicy compared to any I have ever seen. Must be an extreme close-up. When my husband was a boy he had to pick out enough to make a pie once as a punishment.

    • 2 mthew November 25, 2015 at 8:36 am

      That must have taken a month! This nut, btw, is about an inch long. A friend tried a Bitternut recently, to her regret, so which hickory is no small distinction.

  2. 3 Paul Lamb November 27, 2015 at 7:29 am

    I have mostly pignut hickories in my forest, and I understand the nuts are not so toothsome. (Hence the name?) I do have some walnut trees, but good luck getting any nuts from them before the squirrels do. My dozen pecan trees are still too young to bear. Mostly I rely on Subway to feed me when I’m in my woods.


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