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Peruque Pecan

Potted. Trees ship 1-2' tall in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® pot.


A precocious and productive variety. This tree yields an average of 80 nuts per pound. Medium-sized pecans are thin-shelled. Avoid planting in low areas to avoid late spring frosts. Not recommended for colder parts of zone 5. Discovered in the Mississippi River floodplain near St. Charles, MO. Introduced in 1953. Ripens in mid-September. Grafted. Best pollinators: Colby or Lakota.


Bloom Color Green
Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Mid September To Early October
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 6.5
Taste Flavorful
Texture Crunchy
Years to Bear 5 - 7
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Shipped Size

Trees ship 1-2' tall in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® pot.

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 75-100' tall x 75-100' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 75-100' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination Requirements

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow pecan trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

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Shipping Restrictions

Agricultural regulations prohibit shipment of certain types of trees and plants. We do our best to provide a selection that gives everyone a chance to grow their own. This item cannot be shipped to all of AZ, CA, NM, and TX.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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