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Carya illinoinensis 'Forkert'

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

This is a cultivar that are recommended in southeast United States. It has a poor resistance to scab which needs a good control program. Type II pecan. 

Height:
70-100 ft.
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full-sun. Loamy, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-6.5.
Form:
Upright, oval to rounded shape
Edibility:
It bears long nut with a thin husk. The percentage of kernel is high.
Width:
40-75 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
The green leaves are alternate and pinnate with 9-17 leaflets.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 3033