(Carya illinoisensis) These grafted trees are an early ripening genetic material of pecan from the Northern most range of native pecan in Illinois. This strain is worthy of trial in cold winter areas not normally suited to pecans. Western Washington lacks necessary heat to ripen pecans but, they can ripen in the warmest regions of Eastern Washington. Northern Pecan Trees are hardy to Zone 4-9.
Very scab resistant cultivar, recently released from USDA pecan breeding program. Productive of medium-small sized buts of good quality that crack out easily into clean halves. Approximately 65-80 nuts per pound. Kanza Northern Pecan pollinates with Colby and Pawnee. Somewhat self-fertile. Harvest in October. Full sun. Zone 5-9.
Productive of large, plump, high quality nuts (58% kernel). Good pollinator for Kanza and Colby and is somewhat self-fertile. Scab and aphid resistant. Pawnee Northern Pecan is a compact variety, only 30 ft. tall and wide at maturity.