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Carya illinoinensis 'Kiowa'

Common Name(s):

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KAIR-yuh il-ih-noy-NEN-sis
Description

This is a common recommended precocious cultivar for southeast United states with a pretty high resistance to pecan scab. It is subject to alternate bearing.

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carya
    Species:
    illinoinensis
    Family:
    Juglandaceae
    Dimensions:
    Height: 70 ft. 0 in. - 100 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 40 ft. 0 in. - 75 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Oval
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    more than 60 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Nut
    Fruit Description:
    It produces a little darker Desirable-shaped nuts with high kernel percentage.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Green
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The green leaves are alternate and pinnate with 9-17 leaflets.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No