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Pecan Trees - Ellis (Type 2)Carya illinoinensis
USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-9
The Ellis Pecan tree is a new patented cultivar from Georgia. It yields approximately 43 nuts per pound with a 57% kernel. The nuts are large, oblong to slightly obovate in shape with excellent quality and good scab resistance. The tree has an upright growth habit and can reach a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. The Ellis is a Type-2 pollinator and should be pollinated with Type-One pecan trees. Harvest date is mid to late October around the same time as Desirable, Oconee, and Elliot.
USDA ZONES: 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.
So far so good. The tree arrived in apparent great shape, about two feet taller than advertised. I planted it, am watering it, and hoping it makes it through the winter.
The tree arrived in wonderful packaging! Unpacked the tree from the shipping carton, and took the tree out of its growing container and I am concerned with the rood bound condition of the tree. Of the four pecan trees ordered from Plant Me green, this Ellis tree's roots are in the most compacted condition. So, instead of planting the root bound tree in the ground, I have planted the tree in a fifteen gallon fabric pot, with a quality potting medium, and hopefully giving the trees' roots a little grow room will encourage enough new growth for successful placement in my yard in about a year.
Trees come in cardboard box scurried nice the looks in good shape time will tell
As usual, good looking trees, friendly service!
Plant Me Green may not be the cheapest, but they are among the best. Trees always arrive well packed and in great shape. Survival rate of trees has been much better than other nurseries, which makes their trees a better value in the long run.