Pecan Varieties Propagated & Marketed at Lakeview

Caddo

  • Nut Count: 60 per pound
  • Shell Out: 56%
  • Extra Info:

    • Smaller nut, excellent nut fill
    • More drought tolerant
    • Best mechanical processing

Cape Fear

  • Nut Count: 50 per pound
  • Shell Out: 54%
  • Extra Info:

    • Early bearing – 3 to 4 years
    • Thin shell, easy cracking
    • Good Scab resistance

Desirable

  • Nut Count: 45 per pound
  • Shell Out: 54%
  • Extra Info:

    • Highly favored nut meat
    • More susceptible to wind damage & Scab

Excel

  • Nut Count: 44 per pound
  • Shell Out: 49%
  • Extra Info:

    • Excellent Scab and Aphid resistance
    • Fast growing tree, with large nut size
    • Late bud break, good for cooler climates

Forkert

  • Nut Count: 49 per pound
  • Shell Out: 62%
  • Extra Info:

    • Highest shell out – rich in oil
    • Regaining in popularity

Gloria Grande

  • Nut Count: 44 per pound
  • Shell Out: 48%
  • Extra Info:

    • Considered improved Stuart
    • Huge nut, very strong tree structure
    • Thick shell discourages wildlife pests
    • Very rapid growing tree

Kiowa

  • Nut Count: 38 per pound
  • Shell Out: 58%
  • Extra Info:

    • Very large, moderately thin shell nut
    • Heavy bearer at early age
    • Bright yellow nut meat
    • Late season pollinator
    • Highly recommended as temporary tree

Lakota

  • Nut Count: 58 per pound
  • Shell Out: 56%
  • Extra Info:

    • Late USDA release
    • Smaller nut size helps with drought tolerance
    • Rapid growing upright tree structure
    • Proven to do well in more northern states
    • Soft shell and excellent processing
    • Bright yellow nut meat, great eye appeal

Mandan

  • Nut Count: 48 per pound
  • Shell Out: 60%
  • Extra Info:

    • Latest USDA release
    • Large nut yielding bright yellow nut meat
    • Very strong tree structure
    • Soft shell and excellent processing
    • Early maturing for gift basket industry
    • Expected to do well in more northern growing regions

Nacono

  • Nut Count: 44 per pound
  • Shell Out: 56%
  • Extra Info:

    • Late USDA release
    • More scab tolerant
    • Soft shell, easily cracked and shelled
    • Elongated nut with golden colored nut meat
    • Plant as trial until proven

Oconee

  • Nut Count: 48 per pound
  • Shell Out: 56%
  • Extra Info:

    • Recent USDA release
    • Upright tree growth structure
    • Bright yellow nut meat
    • Bears in about four years
    • Excellent sheller

Pawnee

  • Nut Count: 44 per pound
  • Shell Out: 58%
  • Extra Info:

    • Crop matures late September
    • Thin shell, easy cracking
    • Great eye appeal, inshell and shelled
    • Upright tree structure
    • May scab in certain conditions

Stuart

  • Nut Count: 51 per pound
  • Shell Out: 49%
  • Extra Info:

    • An older and well established variety
    • Thick shell, less favored by wildlife
    • Mid season producer
    • Most apt to produce each year

Sumner

  • Nut Count: 49 per pound
  • Shell Out: 58%
  • Extra Info:

    • Thin shell, easily cracked and shelled
    • Matures late November
    • An older variety with proven qualities
    • More scab tolerant than some varieties
    • Commands highest price

Syrup Mill

  • Nut Count: 60 per pound
  • Shell Out: 50%
  • Extra Info:

    • A very strong pollinator
    • One of the more vigorous growing trees
    • Small nut size helps with drought tolerance
    • An excellent seedling tree with proven qualities