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Big Tree Means Big Harvests!

Sumner Pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis 'Sumner') is one of the best trees for homegrown pecans on the market. Do you want ton of nuts, easy care and great taste? Of course you do! Sumner will give you that every year.

Sumner will happily give you yearly harvests of full, delicious pecans. All it wants is a sunny, well-drained spot. Make sure, though, that you pick your place well, because Sumner will grow to be 50-70 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide!

These are great shade trees in the heat of summer and pretty fall trees with nuts maturing in October/November. (You’ll need a pollinator tree for a good harvest.)
Sumner grows just about as far north as a pecan tree can – up to zone 6. This means that you can grow Sumner in all but the coldest places. Sumner doesn’t mind the cold.

Commercial growers love Sumner Pecan Trees because they produce a lot of nuts, are more disease-resistant than most and stand upright and strong without a lot of pruning.

This is a big tree, with big yields and an even bigger taste. Doesn’t your yard need one today?

* Beautiful big shade tree
* Loads of huge pecans
* Reliable producer
* Great flavor

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

Sumner Pecan Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-10
Growing Zones 6-10
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Carya illinoinensis 'Sumner'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 50 - 70 feet
Mature Spread 40 - 60 feet
Soil Type Well-drained
Moisture Average
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium