Does a mahan pecan tree self-pollinate?

Answer Mahan pecan trees can self pollinate, however, growers consider it undesirable as it affects nut quality. According to Willis Orchards, three different varieties planted together will increase poll... Read More »

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Is a desirable pecan tree self-pollinating?

All pecan trees pollinate through cross pollination via wind. The pistillate and staminate flowers do not bloom at the same time on the same cultivar. It is recommended to plant two or more cultiva... Read More »

How do pecan trees pollinate?

Pecan trees have both male and female flowers and can self-pollinate via shedding directly onto the female or being carried by the wind. The male flowers are catkin-like, and the female flowers are... Read More »

Do bees pollinate pecan trees?

No. Pecan trees develop both male and female flowers. In some varieties of pecan trees, male flowers develop first while in other varieties female nutlets develop first. To prevent self-fertilizati... Read More »

Does a pecan tree flower?

Pecan trees produce both male and female flowers on the same tree. Each flower gender, however, does not necessarily appear at the same time. Male blooms usually appear first, with females followin... Read More »