Bitternut Hickory Tree (Carya cordiformis) - Moth Host Plant
Bitternut Hickory Tree
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 through 9
Height: 30-50 feet. May be grown in pots if well-trimmed
Plant Spacing: 30’ from other trees
Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Water Requirements: Medium
Host Plant For: Luna Moth
The Bitternut Hickory Tree is native to the Eastern United States and Canada. If kept well-trimmed, Bitternut Hickory Trees can be grown in large pots for many years before they outgrow their container.
Two 6" potted plants will feed 1 larvae.