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Pecan Trees - Lakota (Type 2)Carya illinoinensis
USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-9
Lakota was selected from the cross ‘Mahan’ x ‘Major’. It produces high-quality nuts shell easily into halves, yielding cream-to-golden color kernels with rich flavor; 54 nuts per pound with 58% kernel.The tree grows to a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. It has excellent tree strength, early nut maturity, and high levels of scab resistance. Lakota is a Type 2 pollinator that bears in 6-7 years and ripens in mid- to late-October, 2 weeks after Pawnee. Best pollinators: Pawnee or Mandan.
USDA ZONES: Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
MORE INFORMATION: Pecan Tree Growing Guide
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How to Plant
STEP 2) 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.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. 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.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.
The tree was bigger than I thought it would be. It kept a fair amount of leaves after shipping and planting.
Arrived green and healthy planted in Oklahoma Cross Timbers soil immediately. I didn’t anticipate this September heat wave so I’m watering daily
Arrived a little late but in good condition.
and it is thriving. very happy
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