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Hardy Pecan

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A Multipurpose Tree with a Bountiful Harvest

The Hardy Pecan is a tree that has it all—aesthetic beauty, delicious nuts with health benefits, high quality wood, and interest for wildlife.  One would look great as a central focus of your front yard, or plant several as a shady orchard in the back.
 
Pecans can grow to 130 feet in height with a spread of 75 feet.   The lovely medium green leaves and oval canopy will lend a lively symmetry to your landscape, providing countless hours of cool shade during those hot summer months. 

You’ll be fascinated by the unique 3 inch catkins that form in the spring to hang among the branches.  From a distance it will appear as if someone decorated your tree with short braided tassels of green vegetation. 

Even more amazing is the fact that these uncommon-looking “flowers” will eventually turn into nuts for a fall harvest.  As fall approaches your Pecan will adorn your yard with citrine hues.  Soon after, an abundant harvest of rich, buttery Pecans are ready to be enjoyed. 
 
American Indians are known to have cultivated pecans as far back as the 1500’s.  They are rich in antioxidants and are reported to have many possible health benefits.  Pecans are a tasty snack and versatile for cooking in a variety of dishes.
 
No pollinator required BUT a second one will increase pollination and your harvest of pecans to enjoy. The Hardy Pecan is truly a multipurpose tree.  It will be an attractive shade tree for your home, provide interesting spring flowers and fall color…with an added benefit of a delicious fall harvest. The Hardy 

Even the wood of the tree is valued for making furniture or as fuel that adds flavor to smoked meats.  The Hardy Pecan is a tree that never stops giving, and will certainly be a wonderful addition to your landscape for years to come.

* Edible Nuts
* Large Shade Tree
* Attracts Wildlife 

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Hardy Pecan Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Carya illinoinensis
Foliage Green
Mature Height 70 - 90 feet
Mature Spread 40 - 75 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Not Showy