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Hardy Pecan

Carya illinoinensis

  • Large deciduous tree with rounded spreading crown
  • Medium green foliage maturing to yellowish green in summer
  • Insignificant yellow flowers in spring
  • Female flowers give way to sweet edible nuts

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
Yellow

HEIGHT:
25-30 m

SPREAD:
20-25 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Prefers rich, humus soils with good drainage in full sun. Many Carya species are difficult to transplant due to deep taproots. Nut production requires two or more species for best cross-pollination. Trees take 8-10 years to bear a nut crop.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen