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Carya illinoinensis

Common Name(s):
Pecan
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Brittle branches; casts light shade; difficulty to transplant; insects, diseases, and late frost can reduce nut production

Height:
70-100 ft.
Flower:
Grown for nuts
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Low, wide spreading branches
Width:
40-75 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Alternate, pinnately compound leaf with 11-17 leaflets; no significant fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1936

Carya illinoinensis Carya illinoinensis