Category Archives: Pecan Trees

NORTHERN PECAN (Carya illinoensis)

As with most nut trees, pecans produce their heaviest crops when several varieties are planted together. All of our selections will perform well in the Ohio Valley. More northern localities should try the cultivars listed under far northern pecans. All of the following varieties have very good scab resistance, except for Pawnee which has medium resistance. Trees reach heights of 50-'70' and can be planted on 25-30' centers and eventually thinned to 50-60' apart. First harvest in 3-6 years. To insure pollination, plant at least one protandrous (Type 1, early pollen shed) and one protogynous 
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FAR NORTHERN PECAN (Carya illinoensis)

  We have assembled a large collection of far northern pecans, some of which will mature nuts from Iowa through the southern Great Lakes region, into New Jersey. Most varieties described below bear medium sized nuts. To insure pollination, plant at least one protandrous (Type1, early pollen shed) and one protogynous  (Type 2, late pollen shed) variety in each planting. PRICES: ONLY AVAILABLE IN LARGEST SIZES for 2018 Extra Large (5'-6'): $70.00 6'-7': $80.00 7'-8': $90.00 DUMBELL LAKE  I0  1980  Superior  far northern variety, matures in 155 days, 89 nuts per lb. with 47% kernel.    Type 1. FISHER IL. 1938. Cracks well with
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