FAR NORTHERN PECAN (Carya illinoensis) SOLD OUT SMALL, MEDIUM, and LARGE SIZES
We have assembled a large collection of far northern pecans, some of which will mature nuts from Iowa through the southern Great Lakes region, into New Jersey. Most varieties described below bear medium sized nuts. To insure pollination, plant at least one protandrous (Type1, early pollen shed) and one protogynous (Type 2, late pollen shed) variety in each planting.
COLBY IL. 1957. A large nut at 60 nuts per lb. with 45% kernel, 160 days to ripening, Type 2. SOLD OUT 2014
DUMBELL LAKE I0 1980 Superior far northern variety, matures in 155 days, 89 nuts per lb. with 47% kernel. Type 1.
FISHER IL. 1938. Cracks well with a good flavor. Bears early and regularly heavy crops, 79 nuts per lb. , 46% kernel, 155 days. Type 1. SOLD OUT 2014
LUCAS OH. 1965. Precocious, heavy producer of small very sweet nuts (108/lb., 49% kernel, ), very thin shell. 150 days . Type 2
PERUQUE , MO. 1955. Consistent producer of rounded thin shelled good quality nuts, 79 nuts /lb ., 60% kernel , 160 days, Type 1.SOLD OUT 2014
SHEPHERD MO. Consistent heavy producer of quality nuts, 65 nuts per pound. Early ripening, scab resistant. Type 1.SOLD OUT 2014
WARREN 346 MO. Very early maturing variety, 145 days to ripening, 79 nuts per lb. with 50% kernel. Type 2