The pecan can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 6–9.
The pecan grows to a height of 70–100' and a spread of 40–75' at maturity.
This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year.
Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
The pecan grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well-drained, wet and clay soils.
Yields thin, 4-angled husks in clusters of 3–6 that turn from yellow-green to brown as they ripen. They enclose a 1 1/2"-2" long, hard, oblong, light brown to reddish brown shell with a pointed tip and rounded base. The kernel is sweet. Begins to bear nuts in 6–10 years, producing an average of 70–150 pounds of nuts per year. Is prized in the woodworking world for its handsome grain. Features compound leaves that are up to 20" in length and consist of 9–17 spearhead-shaped leaflets that are 4–8" long. The leaflets are slightly toothed. Should be planted in multiples to ensure pollination. Has a lifespan of 300 years or more. Grows in an oval shape.