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Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee'

Common Name(s):
Pawnee pecan
Categories:
Edible Plants, Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

It produce high quality of pecans before many varieties. Type I, requires two cultivars for pollinating. It is highly resistant to diseases and insects. It needs 8-10 years to bear sweet nuts.

Height:
20-30 ft.
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full-sun. Loamy, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-6.5.
Form:
Oval to rounded shape
Edibility:
The pawnee pecan bears large-sized, high-percentage kernel pecans. Ripens extremely early, in mid to late October. It is sweet and the high oil content adds to the flavor.
Width:
15-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
The green leaves are alternate and pinnate with 9-17 leaflets.
Tags:
cpp, deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2985

Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee' Nuts
Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture, CC BY - 2.0