Fertilizing Pecan Trees

In early spring on a periodic basis start applying small amounts of nitrogen-rich fertilizer. Do not fertilize after July because the rapid new growth can make your tree subject to frost damage later in the year.

As your pecan trees begin to come into bearing age, it is essential to provide Zinc Sulphate as a feed during the spring. Zinc is necessary for normal tree growth and the development of the nuts.

NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of 11 articles. For a complete background on how to grow pecan trees, we recommend starting from the beginning.