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Desirable Pecan

Desirable Pecan

Scientific Name: Carya illinoinensis 'Desirable'
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SIZE & GROWTH RATE

Average Growth Rate is 1.5 Feet Per Year
Mature Size 60' Tall x 50' Wide

LIGHT NEEDS

Full sun

DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Deciduous

ACORNS?

No it doesn't have acorns

COLOR

In spring, the new leaves will emerge with a lighter, fresh green color.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Consistent High-Quality Nut Production
Delicious Flavor and Easy Shelling
Early Maturity and Low Maintenance


The Desirable Pecan (Carya illinoinensis ‘Desirable’) is a prized cultivar among pecan growers and backyard enthusiasts alike, known for its consistent production of high-quality nuts. This pecan tree, a specific selection from a controlled cross made in the early 1900s, has become a favorite for its reliability and ease of care. Reaching a mature height of 60-70 feet with a broad canopy of 40-50 feet, the Desirable Pecan is a majestic addition to larger landscapes. While it takes a few years to reach nut-bearing age, patient growers are rewarded with abundant harvests year after year. The true star of the Desirable Pecan is its exceptional nut production. This variety sets itself apart with its tendency to self-thin its clusters, ensuring each remaining nut receives the nutrients it needs to develop fully. The result is a consistent yield of large, well-filled pecans with a light golden color. These premium-quality nuts boast a delicious flavor and impressive shelling percentage, making them a favorite among pecan lovers. The Desirable Pecan also matures earlier than some other varieties, allowing you to enjoy your homegrown bounty sooner. Beyond its delicious yield, the Desirable Pecan offers several other benefits. It’s a relatively low-maintenance tree, thriving in full sun and well-drained soils. Once established, it tolerates drought conditions and requires minimal watering. The Desirable Pecan is also generally resistant to pests and diseases, reducing the need for chemical treatments. With its majestic size, reliable nut production, and easy-going nature, the Desirable Pecan is a rewarding choice for those seeking a beautiful and productive addition to their landscape. Just be aware that pecan trees can be messy due to falling nuts and leaves, so consider planting location carefully.

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Desirable 30g2.0 - 2.5 in10-12 ft3-4 ft$560.00$364.00Available 7/18/24Add to cart