Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee'
- Common Name(s):
- Pawnee pecan
- Edible Plants, Native Plants, Trees
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.
- 20-30 ft.
- Full-sun. Loamy, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-6.5.
- Oval to rounded shape
- 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.
- 15-25 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- The green leaves are alternate and pinnate with 9-17 leaflets.
NCCES plant id: 2985