Native to the U.S, pecan trees are great to have growing in the garden where the nuts are right at hand for eating alone or added to pecan pie. Use the following information to learn more about growing pecan trees and subsequent pecan tree care so you’ll be better equipped to handle whatever Mother Nature throws at you.
A pecan with brown spots on leaves may be suffering from cercospora fungus, but it also could be cultural, chemical or even pest related. Click here to learn how to recognize pecan brown leaf spot disease so you can control the problem before it does serious damage.
Pecans are grand old trees that provide shade and a bountiful harvest of tasty nuts. They are desirable in yards and gardens, but they are susceptible to a number of diseases. Cotton root rot in pecan trees is a devastating disease and silent killer. Learn more here.
Mighty as they may seem, they do have their share of maladies, one of which is crown gall on a pecan tree. What are the symptoms of a pecan tree with crown gall, and is there a way of preventing pecan crown gall? Click here to learn about pecan crown gall control.
Pecan scab disease is an extremely destructive disease affecting pecan trees. Severe scab can reduce pecan nut size and result in a total crop loss. What is pecan scab? For information on pecan scab disease and tips on preventing pecan scab in your orchard, click here.
Although articularia leaf mold of pecans is a relatively minor problem, it can still be a major thorn in the side of home gardeners. Fortunately, leaf mold in pecan trees is easy to control. Learn more about this issue and how to manage it here.
A grand, old pecan tree in your yard is a wonderful anchor for the space, a good source of shade, and, of course, a bountiful provider of tasty pecan nuts. But, if your tree gets struck with pecan phytophthora rot, a fungal infection, you could lose the entire harvest. Learn more here.
One of the most common factors of poor nut production in pecan trees is the result of stressed trees. Events like cold temps, high humidity, and even drought are all responsible for the potential loss of pecan harvests. Pecan nematospora is another issue. Learn more here.
As with most fruit and nut trees, there are some fungal issues which may affect plantings, like twig dieback of pecan. Awareness of these issues will help to not only manage their symptoms, but also encourage better overall tree health. Learn more here.
Do you grow pecans? Have you noticed issues with the nuts falling from the tree in summer following pollination? Nut trees can be affected by pecan stem end blight, a disease you’ll want to get ahead of before entire crops are lost. Learn more here.
Have you noticed a decline in your pecan trees? Are the top branches dying out while leaves are smaller or chlorotic? Are there small galls on the rootstocks of your prized trees? If so, it is possible you have pecan root knot nematodes. Click here to learn more.
Pecans are susceptible to a number of diseases that can result in low yields or even tree death. Amongst these is pecan tree bunch disease. What is bunch disease in pecan trees and how do you go about treating pecan bunch disease? Click here to learn more.
Pecan trees are wonderful to have around. There is little more rewarding than harvesting nuts from your own yard. But there?s more to growing a pecan tree than just letting nature take its course. Cutting back pecan trees is important too. Click here for more info.
If you?re nuts about nuts and you reside in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 5-9, then you may be lucky enough to have access to picking pecans. The question is when is it time to harvest pecans? Click this article to find out how to harvest pecan nuts.
Like any tree, peacans are susceptible to a number of issues. A common problem seen in this species is a pecan tree that is leaking sap, or what appears to be sap. Why do pecan trees drip sap? Click this article to learn more.
Plant toxicity is a serious consideration in the home garden, especially when children, pets or livestock are around. Pecan tree toxicity is often in question due to the juglone in pecan leaves. So are pecan trees toxic to surrounding plants? Click here to find out.