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Pawnee Pecan Tree

Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee'

$79.95 (10% Off)

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-t- Elliot Pecan Tree (Pollinator)
Elliot Pecan Tree

The Most Popular Pecan Variety

Elliot Pecan Tree

Elliot Pecan Trees are in popular demand because of their reliable large harvests of large, plump pecans. Not only is this tree famous for large harvests, but it's also famous for their sweet and savory pecan flavor that other pecan varieties can't match.

Elliot Pecans have a sweet and buttery flavor with a hickory finish that's perfect for baking and cooking. They also make for a healthy snack that's great for eating fresh once picked right off the tree.

Don't stress over cracking your nuts, Elliot Pecans have thin tan shells that are easy to crack. Once the shells have opened they reveal golden pecans with plump, rich flesh causing them to be irresistible.

Once your Elliot Pecans are ready to be harvested around October you will have pecans by the bucket full that will be ready just in time for holiday recipes like the perfect pie or to give as gifts to... Read more  

-t- Planting Mix
Pawnee Pecan Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Pawnee Pecan Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

Add A Decorative Pot

Growing Zones: 6-9
(hardy down to 0℉)

Growing Zones 6-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

20-30 ft.

Mature Width:

15-25 ft.


Full Sun


40-50 ft.

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Year to Bear:

8-10 years

Botanical Name:

Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee'

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The producer of large, sweet and abundant pecans

- One of the country's most popular pecan trees
- Produces sweet, delicious nuts
- Very Disease resistant

The Pawnee Pecan has recently become one of the most popular varieties of pecan trees.

These trees produce much earlier than other types of pecan trees. Once it matures, it produces nuts even faster.

On top of that, they're some of the largest and sweetest pecans we've ever tasted.

The Pawnee Pecan is a cross between the 'Mohawk' and 'Starking Hardy Giant' varieties. It has become extremely popular since being introduced into mainstream landscaping.

These trees can live farther north than most pecans trees since it is very resistant to winter freezes that can kill other pecan trees.

The Pawnee variety is very disease and insect resistant. They're ready to harvest earlier than many other varieties and their thin shells make their nuts easy to crack.

The high oil content adds to their delicious flavor and is rich in Omega-3.

This upright tree only grows 20-30 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide, making it a great tree to plant in a small yard. Pawnees are even able to withstand an abundance of water... so you don't have to worry if your tree gets stormed on.

Pawnee Pecan Tree Pollination

Pawnee Pecan Trees are not self-fertile. You will need to plant another variety to achieve fruiting. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Amazed with the shipping!!
I ordered a pawnee pecan tree a few weeks ago, and not only did it arrive within 3 days, the packaging was amazing! The tree came in a pot with soil and fertilizer and then wrapped in a plastic bag, so the contents would not spill out. It is then placed into an 8 ft. box for protection.The tree must be at least 6 feet tall and is in perfect condition. I am anxious to see if it will produce nuts next year - can't wait!! Kudos to the Fast-Growing Trees folks! You get my vote for fastest service and best looking trees!
August 19, 2016
Lincolnton, NC
1 year ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Pawnee Pecan Tree

Pawnee Pecan Tree  Planting Diretions

The Pawnee Pecan (Carya illinoinensis 'Pawnee') has recently become one of the more popular pecan producing trees around. It tends to produce nuts much more rapidly than other species of pecan trees do. Pawnees are commonly planted in USDA growing zones 6-9, prefer a full sun location, will mature to a fairly large height of 20-30 feet and a width of 15-25 feet wide. This particular pecan is a cross between the “Mohawk” and the “Starking Hardy Giant” nut trees. They’re drought tolerant, have a fairly moderate growth rate and their thin shells make them easy to crack open and enjoy! Be sure to pair it with another pecan tree such as the Elliott to ensure proper pollination for the nuts to grow.

Seasonal Information: With the proper care trees can be planted during anytime of the year as long as the ground isn’t frozen. However, it is best to plant in the early spring or early fall. This will allow your trees to get rooted into the ground before the stress of hot summer weather or cold winter temperatures set in. If you plant in the fall, plant six weeks before the first frost and if you plant in the spring, wait until six weeks after the final frost. If you plant in the summer, make sure that your trees get enough water.

Selecting a location: When choosing a place to plant your pecan trees remember that they grow best in full sunlight. These trees can tolerate partial shade, but will need at least six hours of sunlight a day in order to flourish. Avoid planting your pecan trees in an area that’s prone to flooding or that collects standing water. Pecan trees can grow quite large, so give them enough space to reach their mature size and avoid planting them under power lines or too close to your home.

Planting Directions:
1) Once you have the perfect planting location scouted out dig a hole that’s just as deep as the root ball, and three times as wide.
2) Take a pitch fork or shovel and use it to loosen the soil around the sides of the hole. Remove any debris like grass, dirt clumps, or rocks from inside of the hole.
3) Place your tree in the hole and make sure that its level with the surrounding ground and standing straight upwards a 90 degree angle.
4) Next back fill your hole and gently tamp the soil down to prevent air pockets from forming.
5) Once the planting process is complete give your tree a long drink of water and mulch around the tree to conserve soil moisture.

Watering: Pecan trees are often thirsty ones. Make sure to keep your soil moist, but not over saturated. Check on the soil every few days, when the top soil feels like it’s starting to dry out give your tree a slow, long drink of water by holding a hose at its base and counting to 20 or 30 seconds.

Fertilization: Pecan trees should be fertilized once a year annually in the early spring. Use a well-balanced, all natural, organic fertilizer like formula 10-10-10. Water your tree thoroughly after fertilizing.

Weed Control: If weeds grow under your tree’s canopy be sure to remove them by taking a firm grip on them and then pulling them upwards out of the ground in a twisting motion. To prevent weeds from growing under your tree spread a 3 to 4 inch thick layer of mulch around the trunk. The mulch will prevent weeds from growing and it will also help the soil retain moisture.

Pruning: It is best to prune your Pecan trees in the early spring, or the early fall. You will need a sharp and sterile pair of loppers or hand pruners. Look at your tree and make a plan before pruning, map out what and where you would like to prune. Remember you can always prune more later and you don’t want to over prune. Remove any dead, diseased, broken, rubbing, or crossing ranches. Make your cuts at a 45 degree angle facing upwards to promote new growth. If a branch is infected cut it back about 6 inches past the infected area.

Pollination: Pecan trees are partially self-fertile. They have both female and male blooms on a single tree, but the male and female flowers open at different times which makes the spreading of pollen a little difficult. You’ll have a much higher yield of crops if you have two or more different pecan varieties.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
We love pecans and this tree is also very beautiful once mature. This may also help to keep the squirrels from destroying our bird feeders hopefully!
Michael E on Feb 19, 2018
For cross pollination
Wes M on Jan 21, 2018
We love pecans and this tree is also very beautiful once mature. This may also help to keep the squirrels from destroying our bird feeders hopefully!
Michael E on Feb 19, 2018
Good product
Carlos R on Jan 28, 2018
For cross pollination
Wes M on Jan 21, 2018
Suits my growing area. Also the on-line purchase is made quit easy and uncomplicated..
milton d on Jan 20, 2018
I like pecans
PHILIP M on Jan 9, 2018
This is a gift for my nephew.
Cynthia W on Nov 16, 2017
Love them! Why buy fumigated nuts when you can grow your own!
Alison R G on Nov 11, 2017
to pollinate the elliot
marcy mahoney a on Feb 19, 2017
To be a partner to my elliot pecan
Jorge F on Oct 7, 2016
I use to by it from ga. Each year,but for the rest of my life I'll grow and eat them
william w on Feb 24, 2016
Good product
Carlos R on Jan 28, 2018
Suits my growing area. Also the on-line purchase is made quit easy and uncomplicated..
milton d on Jan 20, 2018
Can a Pawnee Pecan tree produce nuts on its own, or does it require the Elliot Pecan tree for cross pollination?
A V on Dec 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You would need both in order to produce Pecans,
When is best time to plant spawned pecan trees?
Ladonna A on Nov 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Fall is a great time for planting.
Will a candy or stuart be a good pollinizer for this tree?
Chadwick P on Feb 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, any variety of pecan would be a good pollinator.
when will the plant start sprouting leaves? I have not seen any changes since I planted it in early December 2015.
Eileen B on Feb 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, when they start coming out of dormancy in the spring, the leaves will start coming back.
In planting a Pawnee pecan and a pollinator, how close together should the two trees be planted?
Theresa W on May 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Plant between 40' and 70' apart
how fast does the pecan tree grow and how long does it take to produce?
George G on Aug 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Pecans can grow 3+ feet per year and can take 4-8 years to produce.
Can I grow a Pawnee pecan tree in large container or planter box and would it ever produce any nuts?
Albert C on Jan 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I would not recommend planting them in a container. They would need another variety pecan in order to produce nuts.
Can this grow in Myakka City, FL (zone 9B) that gets occasional freezing temperature in Dec ?
TKfruit on Dec 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 6-9. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
How long does it take for the tree to start producing nuts?
Jackson on Dec 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It can take up to 10 years to produce.
Can you use two Pawnee Pecan Trees for cross pollination?
Ennis P on Oct 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You would need a different Pecan variety for pollination.
I am getting 2 pecan tree from your company what will be the best fertilizer to use and how much per tree ?
David M on Jun 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Pecan trees should be fertilized once a year annually in the early spring. Use a well-balanced, all natural, organic fertilizer like formula 10-10-10. Water your tree thoroughly after fertilizing. We currently have them in a 5-6 foot for $99.95
What is the average growth In a year ?
David M on Jun 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They can grow 2-3 feet per year.

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