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Needs a Type 1 Pecan Tree for Cross-Pollination
Due to strict agricultural laws, we CANNOT ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, or Alaska.
Type 2 Pecan

Moreland Pecan Tree

$49.99

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Cold Hardy 0-5°
Growing Zone 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A
Pollinator Needs a Type 1 Pecan Tree for Cross-Pollination
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Product Description
Moreland Pecan – Scab resistant and Paper Shell Nuts!

Moreland pecan trees possess all the qualities we feel the home grower or small grove owner values most. It’s an excellent disease-resistant tree that will produce large, top-quality nuts. In a test grove experiment run by the University of Florida, Moreland ranked with the top six cultivars for North and Central Florida out of 26 possible varieties. Moreland is a paper-shell pecan of the same size and shape as Stuart. The nuts are heavy with excellent kernel fill out. Oil content is extremely high, which gives it an extra rich flavor and good keeping qualities. The trees are upright and willowy. Produces 60 nuts per lb. Type 2 pecan, pollinate with any Type 1 Pecan Tree (Amling, Caddo, Cape Fear, or Oconee). Ripens late October.

Cold Hardy0-5°
Container PlantNo
GraftedYes, on Elliott Pecan Seedlings 'carya illinoinensis'
Growing Zone7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A
Mature Height50-75 FT
Mature Width30-40 FT
PollinatorNeeds a Type 1 Pecan Tree for Cross-Pollination
Spacing30-40 FT
SunlightFull Sun
Planting & Care
Fruitscaping with Pecan Trees

Pecans for Florida must meet one criterion: they must be scab resistant. Scab is a major cause of early leaf drop. Trees that don’t hold their leaves until first frost can’t store enough energy for the following year’s crop. This is one reason pecans typically bear a heavy crop one year and a light one the next (commonly called alternate bearing). Another cause of alternate bearing is poor pollination. Pecans are wind pollinated, and rainy weather during bloom prevents the pollen from floating freely through the air from one tree to another, causing poor fruit set. Whether you say PEE-can like us Southerners, or PUH-can, like our refined neighbors up North, it’s a great nut! Pecans do need cross pollination to set a crop, they are classed into pollinator groups, and you’ll need one variety from each group to get the job done.

Recommended Fertilizers for Planting and Maintenance
Growing Guide

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Additional Information

The Edible Forrest
Lacking shade in your yard? Why not create your own edible forest. Planting a mixture of nuts and large growing fruit trees over time will give you a cool shady retreat to laze away a summers day under. Mixed fruiting forests are fun to work with, try this cool combination. Chestnuts with their large, coarsely textured leaves and broad umbrella-shaped canopy, mixed with the willowy beauty of pecan and the broad, heart-shaped leaves of mulberry.

Shipping Info
Shipping Restrictions

We’re so sorry… but due to agricultural restrictions we cannot ship any plants outside of the United States, or to the states of California, Hawaii and Alaska. Also, citrus trees cannot be shipped outside of the state of Florida.

Here are some important things to know about your shipments

Unpacking Your Plants Guide:  Prior to receiving our plants, please click this link to read our Unpacking Your Plants Guide to get to know the steps to keeping your plant healthy after receiving it.

We do NOT ship bare root:  Our trees are shipped in the same exact containers they are grown in, for the most healthy transition. The plants are watered well before they are packed and wrapped in a shipping bag to ensure they stay moist during transit.  It’s as if you came and picked them up right from our nursery yourself!

Why do we not offer free shipping? At Just Fruits, we price all of our plants online exactly as we do in the nursery. Therefore, the shipping cost is simply what it costs for us to get your order from the nursery to you. Many competitors may increase the plants’ prices in order to hide shipping costs… we do not do that. We want our customers to see exactly what the plant costs are, separate from what the shipping costs are. That way if you decided to come visit the nursery to pick up your plants instead, you would know how much you save in shipping.

Weather Watching:  We now ship all year round! However, we do watch for extreme weather. If there is extremely cold or hot weather expected around your shipment date and on your path of shipment, we will contact you and notify you that we plan to hold the shipment for the next possible shipping date with better conditions. If you ask us to still ship it, through the conditions, we will not be responsible for any damage caused to the plant & UPS will not refund any claims. We love our plants, and do not want to see them die, so we would rather wait until it’s the right time to ship it, than risk losing a plant in transit.

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