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Hardy Pecan Tree

Exceptionally Cold Tolerant

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Hardy Pecan Tree

Exceptionally Cold Tolerant

  • Grows as far north as Zone 5
  • Produces good-sized, thin-shelled nuts
  • Grows 50-70 ft. tall
  • Doubles as a shade tree
  • Lustrous, dark green foliage
Did you think pecans were only a Southern delicacy? Think again! You can enjoy the buttery taste of pecans as far north as Zone 5. This majestic beauty will grow to 70 ft. at maturity and its lustrous dark green foliage will provide ample shade. Plant two trees to ensure pollination.

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  • Botanical Name: Carya illinoensis
  • Height: 50 - 70 feet.
  • Spacing: 50 - 70 feet.
  • Depth: Same as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 50 - 60 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Plant two or more for best pollination.
  • Yield: Approximately 40-50 pounds at maturity. Bearing age: 4-8 years.
  • Size: 1- 1 1/2' Bareroot
  • Blooms: Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Fruit: Good-sized, thin shelled nut cracks free of the hulls.
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Form: Tree, Nut Tree, Shade Tree, Pecan
  • Flower Form: Monoecious, males-3 branched catkins, females have flowering spikes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, deep, moist, fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow to medium growth rate.
  • Foliage: Large, pinnately compound leaves.
  • Comments: Tolerates temperature extremes. Very resistant to insects. Will thrive anywhere peaches can be grown. Rich flavored nut of excellent quality. Somewhat self-pollinating but produces better when planted with another tree. Difficult to transplant; long taproot. Did you think pecans were only a Southern delicacy? Think again! You can enjoy the buttery taste of pecans as far North as Zone 5. This majestic beauty will grow to 70 feet tall at maturity and it's lustrous dark green foliage will provide ample shade. Plant two or more trees to ensure pollination.

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