Our pECAN NURSERY
we are taking orders for 2021!
Our Varieties include:
Caddo, Elliot, Cape Fear, Kiowa, Creek, Pawnee, Oconee, and Lakota
1. Prune lateral roots 3-4 inches.
2. Prune the taproot to 2 ft in length.
3. Its better to plant too shallow than too deep!
4. Dig holes about 2 feet deep.
5. Set the tree with the uppermost lateral root about even with the soil line or no more than 1'' below.
6. Fill hole 1/4 with water and then back-fill with dirt.
7. Cut the top tree back by at least 1/4 to 1/3!!!
Caddo is a highly productive pecan tree. The tree at a mature height grows in between 75 to 100 feet, yielding about 67 nuts per pound. Caddo has a slender kernel with an attractive gold color and is oblong elliptical to oblong shaped. The pecans ripen mid-season and has great excellent shelling characteristics so you can get right to enjoying them. The Tree is moderately scab resistant. Caddo is a protandrous, or Type I, tree. It requires a protogynous, or Type II, tree to pollinate it. The tree thrives in USDA Zones 6-10.
Elliot Pecan Tree is the most widely grown specialty pecan tree in the south and is easily recognized by its smooth mottled shell and distinctive teardrop shape. The buttery, hickory flavor of these nuts makes them popular to serve as hors d'oeuvres or to use in specialty snacks and desserts. Elliot Pecans have thin tan shells that are easy to crack. Once the shells have opened they reveal golden pecans with plump, rich flesh. The tree produces about 77 nuts per pound, and grow to a mature height of 70-100 feet. Elliot Pecan trees can stand up to pests and diseases. These tough trees will make a perfect addition to any landscape with their attractive, lush green canopies that provide shade in the summer and abundance of pecans produced every autumn. It is a Type-2, or protogynous, pollinator, meaning that its stigma is receptive prior to pollen shedding. Because of this, the Elliot should be pollinated with Type-One pecan trees. The Elliot is hardy in Zones 6-9 and can be planted in full sun or partial shade.
Cape Fear is a very precocious cultivar that produced well-filled nuts with attractive golden kernels as a young tree, yielding 52-62 nuts per pound. The Kernels do not break when the shell is cracked! The Nut shape is broad oval to oblong, and shell thickness is medium-thin. The Pecan Tree’s graceful and shapely appearance lend an elegant feel to any landscape and offer a beautiful shady area that is perfect for sitting under on a hot summer day. It is a strong tree with a deep taproot, and grows to a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. Resistance to scab is good.. The tree is a Type-1, or protandrous, pollinator, meaning its pollen sheds prior to stigma receptivity. Because of this, Cape Fears should be pollinated with Type-Two pecan trees. Cape Fear is hardy in USDA Zones 6-9.
The Creek pecan tree is incredibly productive and will have you keeping more delicious pecans than you’ll know what to do with in no time! Creek produces long slender nuts beginning at a young age,and are also narrow and elliptical in shape. This is a paper shell pecan tree meaning its nuts are easy to crack and perfect for making pecan pie or eating fresh! Creek trees have an upright and strong tree form. Creek has a good scab resistance with low maintenance. The tree is a Type-1 pollinator and requires Type-2 pecan trees with which to pollinate. Harvest date is early October. ‘Creek’ pecan trees produce about 55 nuts per lb. The tree thrives in USDA zones 6-9.
The Pawnee Pecan tree is one of the most planted and beloved pecan trees in the US due to its yield potential for high-quality nut size and early season harvest dates. The pecans ripen around October and their excellent kernel color and quality make them a great nut to have around the house for the holiday season. The nuts are large and thin shelled so they are easily crackable. The Pawnee Pecan is a medium sized tree and can reach a height of 30 feet with a width between 15-25 feet. The Pawnee pecan tree has outstanding resistance to yellow aphids and is moderately scab resistant. This cultivar is also extremely heat-tolerant, making it a great southern tree.It can be planted in full sun or partial shade and can tolerate a variety of soil types. Pawnee pecan is a Type 1.
The Oconee Pecan tree has good yield potential, yielding about 48 nuts per pound. The nuts are large and elliptical and grow in clusters. Best of all, the nuts are easily crackable so you can quickly get to the tasty goodness. The Oconee is moderately scab resistant and is hardy in Zones 6-10. The tree grows to a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. It is a Type-1 pollinator and should be pollinated with Type-Two pecan trees. The pecan trees can be planted in full sun or partial shade as long as they are in deep, moist, well-drained soil. Please note the large nut size of the tree appears with age. The older the tree, the larger and more high quality the nuts the tree produces!
The Lakota produces high-quality nuts shell easily into halves, yielding cream-to-golden color kernels with rich flavor, and produces around 54 nuts per pound with 58% kernel. The Trees are vigorous, upright in growth habit and develop strong limb angles and a wind-resistant tree structure. Lakota is very resistant to scab disease. The tree grows to a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. Lakota is a Type 2 pollinator that bears in 6-7 years and ripens in mid- to late-October.
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The Kiowa Pecan Tree is a lush choice for any landscape and produces delicious, robust nuts. The shell markings and large size of Kiowa pecans make this a very attractive nut. The Kiowa tree is vigorous and yields 40-50 nuts per pound and reaches a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. It is slightly susceptible to scab. The Kiowa tree is a Type-2 pollinator and should be pollinated with Type-One pollinators. It is hardy in Zones 7-10 and can be planted in full sun or partial shade with deep, moist, well-drained soil. The tree will continue to offer beautiful foliage and delicious nuts for years to come.