Item #145858, Bare-root. Ships 3 - 4' tall with a 3/8" trunk.
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Enjoy growing your own delicious pecans in your own backyard!

Tom produces nuts about 58 nuts per pound and 55% kernel with good kernel color. You’ll enjoy snacking and baking with these protein-packed pecans! These nuts are a natural source of antioxidants, protein, unsaturated fats, and more.

The Tom Pecan Tree is an excellent producer of quality nuts. It is distinguished from other pecan varieties due to the following unique combination of characteristics: High prolificacy, consistent production, early nut maturity, a kernel size suited to the confection trade, excellent kernel color, absence of kernel speckling, and excellent resistance to the scab fungus and high resistance but not immunity to black aphid and pecan leaf scorch mites.

Tom Pecan was released in 2014 by Dr. Darrell Sparks at the University of Georgia.

Pollinator: Type I

May be covered by USPP #26,705 or other patents.

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Bloom Color Green
Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Small
Ripens/Harvest Late September/early October
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 6.5
Taste Good Flavor
Texture Crunchy
Years to Bear 5 - 7
Zone Range 6 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 6 - 9
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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 compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 75 - 100' tall x 40 - 75' wide.

Recommended Spacing

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


This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best 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.

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