Carya illinoinensis 'Stuart'
- Common Name(s):
- Stuart pecan
- Edible Plants, Native Plants, Trees
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.
- 70-100 ft.
- Full-sun. Loamy, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-6.5.
- Upright, oval to rounded shape
- 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.
- 40-75 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- The green leaves are alternate and pinnate with 9-17 leaflets.
NCCES plant id: 2986