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Peruque Pecan

Carya illinoinensis

The Peruque pecan is an early season producer derived from a selection of native seedlings near the Mississippi River. Average production is 81 nuts per pound, with 59% kernel. Peruque kernels are golden, with tight dorsal groves. Prefers moist soils. Medium sized, thin shelled nuts with a 160 day ripening season. Grafted on Giles rootstock which also goes dormant around 160 days for a superior hardy tree. Recommended for USDA hardiness zones 6-8 and warmer parts of zone 5. Partly self fruitful. Pollinators include Greenriver, Kanza and Colby.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceVery Good
Disease ResistanceVery Good
Drought ToleranceVery Good
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceExcellent
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil ToleranceFair
Shade ToleranceFair
No SprayVery Good
Salt TolerancePoor
Fresh for KidsExcellent
ThornsNo
Plant TypeTree
Soil TypeAdaptable
Edible TypeNut
Self FertileYes
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