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Pecan Trees (Bare Root) - Desirable (Type 1)

Scientific Name: Carya illinoinensis
Best Planted in USDA Hardiness Zone: 6-9.
 

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Plant Quick Guide

Growing Zones:

6-9.

Mature Height:

75-100 ft

Mature Width:

40-70 ft

Sunlight:

Full (6-8 hours)

Spacing:

40-60 ft

Chill Hours:

300-500

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

Mid October

Year to Bear:

8-10 years

Pollinator

Needed. Excellent compatibility with Cherryle, Gloria Grande, Kiowa, Lakota, Stuart, Sumner or Zinner
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The Desirable is a favorite pecan tree because it is a regular and heavy pecan producer. Its pecans are a favorite because they are large, round, well-shaped, and abundantly filled with an excellent flavor. It yields an average of 44 nuts per pound. These characteristics, as well as its well-branched quality, make the Desirable Pecan tree a great pick for home or commercial planting. It's a Type-1 pollinator and should be pollinated with Type-Two pecan trees. At maturity, it can reach a height between 75-100 feet with a 50-75 foot spread. USDA ZONES: Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9.
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Orders are typically shipped within 5-7 business days from the date of your order. You will receive a tracking email upon shipment of your Plant Me Green purchase. Delivery time cannot be guaranteed. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note West Coast states ship only on Monday due to transit time and it will include a $10 shipping fee regardless of whether an order is over $100 due to shipping carrier costs.

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Most Plant Me Green trees can be shipped and planted any time of year, unless the variety is specified as only seasonal delivery (such as bare root trees). Our shipping schedule is Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. This is to ensure our trees do not stay in a box longer than necessary and arrive to you as healthy as possible. If a package needs to arrive prior to a specific date, or at a more convenient time for you, please notate that upon placement of your order. On some occasions, severe weather and other unusual issues can delay shipping and delivery of your Plant Me Green package. Holiday shipping schedules are set by the carriers.
First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need. Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system. Once the tree is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material. Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets. When finished, water thoroughly. To insure your plants a successful growth rate and productive life, plant your seedlings per the instructions included in your PlantMeGreen package.
Pecan trees need water and sun in order to thrive. Be sure to plant in deep, moist, and well-drained soil. During the tree's first growing season, be sure to water regularly, about a gallon of water a day, (though you do not need to water every day in order to accomplish this). Prune pecan trees in the winter, making sure to prune lower hanging branches to encourage upward and lateral growth.

Customer Reviews

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J
J.T.
Looking bad

My tree is looking horrible. Not worth the money I paid! Please replace it

Hello, We are disheartened to hear you are not happy with the tree. You will need to be a bit more specific in why it looks 'horrible.' Most bare root trees take some time to re-establish the root system, and it is not uncommon for trees to not put out leaves the first spring/summer. A vigilant watering schedule is needed when transplanting bare root trees. Please contact customer service for more information and for replacement options. info@plantmegreen.com or 855-817-5268
R
R.K.
Simply the best

Their 2'-3' are a generous 3' and have great roots.

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M.A.

Pecan Trees - Desirable (Type 1)

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J.S.

Pecan Trees - Desirable (Type 1)

L
L.R.
Pecan tree

Received well packaged pecan tree in good condition. Size was as quoted. Followed direction in planting and waiting for spring growth. Thanks a great nursery to buy from.