Pecan Trees - Lakota (Type 2)

Carya illinoinensis
USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-9
 
$64.95
SKU: PECLAK05G

Description

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

Shipping

At Plant Me Green we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care. We ship your plants using FedEx Ground® the following business day after you have completed checkout.

We are now offering $15 flat rate shipping for all orders! Replacement tree shipping cost will be $15 per box. We still cannot ship to some states and US territories based off the Agricultural Laws that may be in place. Please see below for all exclusions. 

SPRING SHIPPING: To mitigate the stress on our plants during transit, we will only be shipping Monday thru Wednesday. If you place an order on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday your order will ship the following Monday. Please take into consideration your transit times before placing an order, using FedEx Ground's delivery estimation chart below.

If you have any questions concerning transit time for your order, please feel free to contact us at info@plantmegreen.com or toll free 855-817-5268.

Due to strict Agricultural Laws in place, we currently cannot ship to the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii. We cannot ship to Puerto Rico or international.
How to Plant
STEP 1) First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need.
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.
Care Guide

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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Sue Langseth
Looking Good

The Lakota pecan trees were shipped quickly and were well packaged. We planted the next day, just in time for some good autumn rains. We are looking forward to pecan pies!

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Jarod Wells
Awesome!

I was expecting a smaller tree than what we received, was very pleasantly surprised with the tree we got. Very healthy and good size, thank you!

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Laurie Barnes
Pawnee and Lakota Pecan Trees

I ordered these Pecan trees for my Daughter-In-Law and Son as a housewarming gift and asked for them to be sent to them in Oklahoma. They arrived expediently and in very good shape. They were, and I am very impressed.

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Drexel Ray
Beautiful trees and great customer service

I ordered a Lakota pecan tree. Unfortunately FedEx screwed up the shipping. I contacted the company and Olivia got me another tree shipped right away.
This tree arrived a few days later and was secured in a box and healthy and beautiful. You truly can't beat their prices either. I will definitely be ordering from them again.

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james bernhardt
He's quite nice

Super large, healthy, and adapting well to Virginia