More Facts About Pecans and Pecan Trees

Did you know that Texas is the very center of the pecan trees’ native habitat? Pecans have been important to the area as long as people have been living there. Many animals, such as deer, turkey, raccoons, squirrels and crows also rely on pecan trees for sustenance....

About Planting Pecan Trees

  Bareroot and Container Pecan Trees for Sale at our Pecan Tree Nursery Before you decide to add a pecan tree to your landscape there are some things to consider. Pecan trees are large trees, easily growing over time to reach 60 feet tall with a spread of 40...

Why is my pecan tree not producing?

Pecan Tree Nursery – Pecan Trees: Common Problems and Suggestions There are thousands of mature pecan trees around homes, many with sparse and erratic production. Usually, there is no single reason why a pecan tree fails to produce a crop or produces poor...

Summer Pecan Recipes

Stay cool this summer with a few recipes from the Georgia Pecan Commission  Toasted Pecan Gelato Yields 1 1/2 – 2 Pints Ingredients 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 2/3 cup light brown sugar 4 large egg yolks, at room temperature Pinch kosher salt 1 cup...

Pruning A Pecan Tree: Tips On Cutting Back Pecan Trees

Tips On Cutting Back Pecan Trees Pecan trees are wonderful to have around. There is little more rewarding than harvesting nuts from your own yard. But there’s more to growing a pecan tree than just letting nature take its course. Cutting back pecan trees at just the...

Bareroot Pecan Trees – Planting Basics

Bareroot Pecan Trees For Sale at Our Pecan Tree Nursery Planting Bareroot Pecan Trees When planting pecan orchards, producers have two options for orchard establishment: container trees or bareroot pecan trees. A common trend is the use of bareroot pecan trees when...
Pecans

Pecans

Although the pecan has a long history in North America, Georgia farmers were relative latecomers in realizing the benefits of this tree nut. By the 1950s, however, Georgia had become the country’s leading producer of pecans. As of 2006 Georgia remains the...
How many varieties of pecans are there?

How many varieties of pecans are there?

There are over 500 different types of pecans. Many of them are named after Native American tribes, while others are named after the person who originally grafted the pecan plant. Different types of pecans are often distinguished by the size and flavor of the nut.  It...
Pecan – Plant and Nut

Pecan – Plant and Nut

Pecan,  (Carya illinoinensis, or illinoensis), nut and tree of the walnut family (Juglandaceae), native to temperate North America. The tree occasionally reaches a height of about 50 m (160 feet) and a trunk diameter of 2 m. It has a deeply furrowed bark and compound...

Another Reason to Love Pecans

THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CERTIFIES PECANS AS HEART HEALTHY FOOD! Pecans are now designated as heart-healthy when enjoyed as part of a healthy eating pattern by the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Certification Program (www.heartcheckmark.org), according...