Squirels have knocked pecans off tree. Will pecans ripen off the tree?

Answer Once fully ripened, the hust around the pecan will have dried and opened so that the pecan inside is exposed. At this time, wind, rain, or some other external force causes some of the pecans to fal... Read More »

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Why do pecans rot in the shells while on the tree?

Several pecan diseases can cause pecan nuts to rot in the shell. Commercial farmers use fungicide sprays to prevent and control diseases that cause pecan. Experts can advise home gardeners on tre... Read More »

How many pounds of pecans does a pecan tree produce?

Pecan trees are alternate bearing and do not produce consistent yields from year to year. An older tree, aged 15 years or greater, might produce 100 to 200 lbs. annually if regular growth condition... Read More »

When do pecans ripen in Texas?

Pecans begin to ripen around mid October in Texas. According to Texas A&M's AgriLife Extension, pecan season lasts about seven weeks, and harvesting must be complete by early December for best qual... Read More »

How to Toast Pecans?

When you toast nuts like pecans, the result is a more intense flavor. Toasted pecans are a great addition to baked breads or as a topping on salads. They're also a great snack all by themselves. To... Read More »