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Western Schley Pecan Tree (Standard) - FT195

  • Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.
  • Free shipping within the Continental US for each full box of 10 bare root trees. $20 flat rate shipping for each partial box of 1-9 trees. Excludes potted fruit trees. Nut trees and multi-graft trees count as 2 trees when calculating box capacity.
  • Not registered for sale in: HI, AK, PR
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  • Will begin shipping: January 9, 2015
Trees ship out of our warehouse as soon as we receive them (Dec-Jan). Watch our Heeling In Bare Root Trees video if you won't be ready to plant when the trees arrive.

Lovely Tree for Shade and Fine Pecans

Standard on Pecan Seedling rootstock.

  • Zones: 6-9
  • Chill hours: 250
  • Harvest: November 1 - December 1
  • Looks: Long, tapered, medium sized nuts with thin shells
  • Personality: Fine quality
  • Pollination: Self-pollinated

Facts of note: Less fussy about soil and nutrition than other pecan varieties. A lovely hardy tree with attractive foilage for shade. This variety thrives in the southwest and is productive even in arid climates. Seedling selection made by E. E. Risien, of San Saba County, TX, introduced around 1924.

Big, elegant trees native to America from Texas to Illinois. Planting a pecan tree can provide you with a yearly supply of delicious, healthful nuts. A pecan tree can grow to be 100 feet tall and the crown spreads out widely, so be aware of placement. When choosing a location for planting a pecan tree, be sure to pick a spot that provides deep, fertile soil with sufficient water, pecans struggle in shallow soil. In some of the southern states, pecan trees grow wild along creeks and rivers as they like water and will struggle if there is not sufficient water.

Trees are 2 years old, and should begin to fruit in their 7th-9th year. Can be tricky to grow and are subject to a more limited bareroot guarantee limited to 50% of the purchase price.

When planting Pecans, it is of paramount importance that the entire tap root is buried up to the previous soil line. If the plant is not planted deep enough the tree will desiccate and not want to leaf out. Also, it's not unheard of for pecans to stay dormant until the end of summer. Many pecans leaf out at the end of August/beginning of September, and some pecans stay dormant a whole year and don't leaf out until the next year. The trees should not be on daily irrigation while the roots are still trying to establish and don't need this amount of water.

Please Note: Although most of our bare-root trees arrive to our warehouse in mid-December, there are a few varieties -- Mulberry, Pecan, Persimmon, Quince, and Walnut -- that will not arrive until mid-January. If you order any of those varieties along with varieties that arrive in mid-December, your order will be delayed for shipment until mid-January unless you ask us to split your shipments and agree to pay any additional shipping charges resulting from two separate shipments.

Check out our Fruit Tree Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests. Another great resource is the Planting and Growing Guide for fruit and nut trees.

  • Item Model Number: FT195
  • Shipping Dimensions: 59 x 11 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6 pounds

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