Plant Features: Pecan

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