Hickory FAQs:

Q: Is a Hickory used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Hickory also used in an edible syrup similar to maple syrup?

A: Yes, and with a slightly bitter, smoky taste.

Q: Is a Hickory popular for cooking barbecue?

A: Yes, as hickory grows abundantly in the region, and adds flavor to the meat.

Q: Is a Hickory sometimes used for wood flooring due to its durability in resisting wear and character?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Hickory replacing ash as the wood of choice for Scottish shinty sticks?

A: Yes, Hickory was extensively used for the construction of early aircraft.

Q: Is a Hickory also highly prized for wood-burning stoves and chimineas?

A: Yes, because of its high energy content.