Nut Trees produce fruit with a hard covering or shell, yet are also grown as shade trees, for wildlife and harvesting. Nut trees include oak trees that are planted primarily for wildlife food plots, black walnut trees andhazelnut shrubs are for planted for human consumption.
Black Walnuts and Butternut are commonly planted for timber plantations. Gobbler Sawtooth Oak, Pin Oak and Sawtooth Oak tree varieties are good choices for growing nut trees for wildlife and to attract and feed wild turkey.
Fruiting Trees include Pawpaw, Sambucus or Elderberry, Apricot and Prairie Red Plum.