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Pecan Trees - Growth and Care | TN Nursery

Sunday, March 20

During late summer, as you start to drive around, you will see people with tarps and sheets lying underneath their trees, but why?

Most likely, they will be lying under pecan trees. Pecan trees will grow their nuts and bloom all year long, then in the late summer to early fall will start dropping them, and then the rush is on…you must beat the varmints from grabbing them first!

Squirrels, turkeys, raccoons, deer, and birds all love pecans. I remember being a little child and looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner or Sunday lunches at my grandparent's house; we would all eat a good meal and then go outside and watch as my uncle climbed up to the top and gave the pecan tree a good shake! Once that tree starts shaking, you better watch out because getting hit with pecans will make you wake up. We would all gather buckets and help as we would all walk around and gather the fallen pecans before the creatures could come along and grab them up.

Now you can still see families doing the same thing, but things have become a little more modern as now there are pecan grabbers or little buckets attached to the end of a pole, and all you have to do is walk along and put your bucket on top of the pecans, and they will be scooped up. How cool!

Pecans are a delightful treat and can satisfy your tummy in no time with all the various treats you can make with them… pies, casseroles, jams, whole, there is such a variety of things that you can do with pecans.

Investing in pecan trees definitely can make your money back in no time with a good crop of pecans because pecans are a very inexpensive nut but worth it when you pop one into your mouth!

Source of Information on Pecan Trees

Pecan Tree - TN Nursery

Pecan Tree

Pecan trees are large, deciduous plant with pinnately compound leaves and produces a sweet, edible nut known for its rich flavor and use in culinary applications. Incorporating this tree into landscaping offers many benefits beyond its delicious nuts. Pecan Tree Native to the southern part of the United States, this plant is a species of hickory. Known as Carya illinoinensis, this plant is cultivated for culinary and ornamental reasons. Once the leaves appear, they look beautiful, swaying in the wind. Enjoy a Perfect Lawn With The Pecan Tree Thanks to its size, this plant is ideal for placing in your lawn. Often, college campuses and city parks will use this plant because of its impressive stature. After it reaches its full height, it can be 60 to 100 feet tall. Its canopy can extend 40 to 80 feet. As a part of the hickory family, this plant is a popular choice for building wood furniture. Discover The Pecan Tree With Gorgeous Green Leaves This deciduous plant grows pinnate leaflets that have bunches of 9 to 17 leaves. These leaves are a vibrant green in color, so you can easily see them from a distance. While it can grow 100 feet tall in its lifetime, it will generally take a sapling ten years to reach 16 feet tall. Because of this, you should not expect to have a full-sized plant right away. For the first few years, it will be about as tall as a large shrub. Pecan Tree: A Perfect Shade Plant When designing your garden, it is a good idea to set aside areas for relaxing and enjoying a break from the sun. Thanks to its size and dense leaves, this plant is perfect for providing shade in your backyard or lawn. Once you plant it, you can enjoy having shade for many years to come. In the right circumstances, this plant can live for up to 300 years. Learn More About Growing the Perfect Pecan Tree Like other plants in the hickory genus, this perennial produces a nut-like drupe. You will initially see a fruit growing that is surrounded by a husk. The center of the fruit contains a single pit. The husks are essentially the flower’s exocarp tissue. Meanwhile, the husk has a green-gold color that has a brassy veneer to it. Each one is oblong or oval in shape. Once the husk reaches maturity, it changes from green to brown.

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