Plant Features: Pecan

Pecan (Carya Illinoensis) is the best-known of all the Hickories. It can be recognized by thier alternate, pinnately compound leaves with 9 to 15 finely serrate leaflets, 12 to 18 inches long. The nuts are large oblong, brown, splotched with black, thin-shelled nuts, 1 1/2 to 2 inches long. Nuts are in clusters on trees. … Read more