Pecan Trees (Potted) - Forkert (Type 2)

Scientific Name: Carya illinoinensis
Best Planted in USDA Hardiness Zone: 7-9.
 

$64.95

Plant Quick Guide

Growing Zones:

7-9.

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:

6-8 years

Pollinator:

Needed. Excellent compatibility with Cherryle, Gloria Grande, Kiowa, Lakota, Stuart, Sumner, or Zinner

Does Not Ship To:

AK, AZ, CA, HI, PR
  • Description
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  • About Bare Root Preorders
Forkert Pecan trees produce oblong elliptical pecans with a rough surface that is easy to crack. These trees yields about 49 nuts per pound, and though the yield is small, the nuts are quite tasty. Forkerts are a Type-2 pollinator and should be pollinated with Type-One pecan trees. The tree grows to a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. They are hardy in Zones 7-9 and can be planted in full sun or partial shade as long as they are in deep, moist, and well-drained soil. USDA ZONES: Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
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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.

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.
More Information: Pecan Planting Guide
Bare Root Pecan Pre Order Terms & Conditions

• Thank you for pre ordering! Please use code BR2018 at checkout to receive a limited time offer of 10% off your bare root order. Code is only valid on bare root pecan pre orders.
• Pecan bare root pre orders will be accepted until harvest date of bare root trees (to be determined, but generally end of December/early January) or until maximum orders have been filled.
• Orders will ship approximately 2-3 weeks after harvest date UNLESS otherwise noted in your order. We do not hold orders unless requested by you the buyer.
• Payment in full is required to secure quantity and variety for your order. Payment will be processed immediately upon completing checkout.
• Pre Orders are shipped in the order that they were received after harvest date (to be determined, but generally end of December/early January).
• If, in the event the quantity or variety you pre ordered is not available you will be notified and will have the opportunity to substitute a different variety or cancel your order before shipping.

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Bart the builder

So far so good. I will know more about how the tree are doing in September!

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M.S.
Forkert

Plant arrived in good shape

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