Jackson Pecan



Jackson Pecan


Jackson Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) stands out with its prolific yield of rich, flavorful nuts. A favorite among gardeners, this tree is not only a source of delicious pecans but also a magnificent sight with its expansive foliage. Its adaptability to various soil types and resistance to pests make it a top choice for both novice and seasoned horticulturists. As seasons change, its leaves offer a mesmerizing display of colors, making it a year-round attraction.

2-3′ Bareroot Grafted

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 6-9
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Deep, infrequent watering
Soil Type: Well-drained, sandy loam
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Plant Spacing: 35-45′
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 600-800 hours
Heat Tolerance: Good

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: Moore, Stuart, or Choctaw Seedling
Plant Size: 70-100′ tall, 40-75′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright-spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Nut size: 1-1.5″
Nut Flavor: Sweet and rich
Nut/Husk Color and Appearance Brown, oval, and smooth

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Moderate
Years to Bear: 10-12
Lifespan: 150-300 years
Pollination Requirements: Cross-pollination from Type II required
Pollination Mechanisms: Wind
Harvest Time: October-November
Yield & Storage: High yield, store in cool, dry place

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Southeastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No
Pecan Scab: Moderately Susceptible
Pecan Phylloxera Resistance: Moderately Resistant
Pecan Bacterial Leaf scorch: Moderately Susceptible
Pecan Anthracnose Resistance: Moderately Resistant
Pecan Weevil Resistance: Moderately Susceptible
Hickory Shuckworm Resistance: Moderately Susceptible

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 62 × 2 × 6 in
Hardiness Zone

6, 7, 8, 9




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