PECAN - APACHE (B)
Vigorous tree producing a large smooth nut with thin shell. Good cracking quality. Heavy yielding. Excellent rootstock tree. Requires cross pollination with a A group selection.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Autumn Leaf Colour (#AutumnLeafColour), Climate Subtropical (#ClimateSubtropical), Climate Temperate (#ClimateTemperate), Colour Fruit Skin Brown (#ColourFruitSkinBrown), Eat Fresh (#EatFresh), Grow Full Sun (#GrowFullSun), Landscape Specimen (#LandscapeSpecimen), Leaves Deciduous (#LeavesDeciduous), Nutrition Fat High (#NutritionFatHigh), Pollination Cross Pollinate (#PollinationCrossPollinate), Size Fruit 2-5cm (#SizeFruit2-5cm), Size Height 10m + (#SizeHeight10m+), Size Plant Width 5-10m (#SizePlantWidth5-10m)
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Subtropical, Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Sometimes, Yes, Yes (Often below -2)
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
Drought Hardy (Little Watering)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic), Good Drainage, Poor Drainage (Clay)
April, May, June
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Question & Answer
Will these grow in Victoria in Warburton area and if so which variety is the most cold hardy please...RegardsGreg From:
Here is some information I found for you from a great source: "Although a sub-tropical tree, they will tolerate moderate frosts and need cool winters to set properly. They will not tolerate late frosts and short summers and who can blame them. Minimum heat unit requirements of 2,000 for the months from October through to April are required. The optimal climatic areas are south-eastern Queensland and New South Wales. Some ares of northern Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia also meet the 2,000 heat unit requirements but can be more susceptible to early and late frost seasons. Pecans need 200-220 frost-free days." ( http://www.austnuts.com.au/pecans.html )
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