General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 50 to 100 feet
Plant Spread: 30 to 75 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Common names
  • Northern Pecan
  • Pecan

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