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Carya illinoinensis 'Stuart'

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

The Stuart pecan is a common cultivar grown in southeastern United States. Type II, protogynous but not precocious. Requires an early cultivar for pollinating. It needs less pruning than other cultivars and usually takes 8-10 years to bear fruit.  

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 produces a large-sized nut with a weight about 8.7 g. 45% of kernel. It usually has a thicker shell than other cultivars and the quality is poor to average.
Width:
40-75 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
The green leaves are alternate and pinnate with 9-17 leaflets.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2986