-(2) - Newest USDA release. A cross between Mahan
and Major. Lakota is very resistant to scab disease with medium
to yellow and black aphids. Lakota has performed well in tests in
northern production areas of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and
Illinois. Bears quick and heavily. Kernel is cream to gold in color.
easily to full halves. Nut is oblong oval with and acute
point and rounded base (59 nuts per lb.) and 62% kernel.
Vigorous tree, upright growth habit. Wind resistant tree
with strong limb angles. Lakota is an eastern variety and is fast becoming our number three best seller for commercial producers.
CHOCTAW -(2) - This variety is the result of a cross between the
Mahan and Success varieties. This variety does well in practically
pecan growing areas.
The nut is large and attractive, resembling the Stuart variety in
shape. The hull is extra thin. The kernel, which consists of 58% of
weight of the inshell nut, is very smooth, high in oil content,
bright in color,
and rich in flavor.
The tree's upright habit of growth and good foliage makes it a
good selection for yard plantings as well as commercial plantings.
variety is easy to shell. The #1 yard tree for past 25 years.
-(1)- A cross of Mohawk and Starking Hardy Giant.
The nuts have very early maturity which makes the Pawnee an
variety for the shorter growing seasons. The nuts have matured as
as Sept. 15th at Brownwood. Protandrous, pollen shed similar to
Cheyenne. Eastern variety. Because of its commercial popularity,
we sell 4 to
1 Pawnee over any other variety.
DESIRABLE -(1) - Large nut, cracks easily. Heavy producer and
bears early. Disease resistant. Popular eastern variety.
quality nut and beautiful tree, plant this one.
- One of the newer releases from the U.S.D.A.
Pecan Breeders. The Oconee is a Barton-Schley cross. Variety has
nut size (about 50 per pound), a 55% kernel and has good disease
resistance. Fast becoming one of our best sellers.
KANZA -(2)- One of the newest of the USDA pecan releases.
Major - Shoshoni cross. Very scab resistant, very early maturing
and late pollen shedding. Kanza should be an excellent variety for
northern pecan areas as well as the warmer areas. Shells easily
55% kernel, 72 nuts per pound). Pawnees running mate because of
maturity and cross pollination. More popular every year, very scab
- The Hopi variety resulted from a cross made
between Schley and McCulley. We have observed this variety for over
years in our orchard. It is usually the best quality nut produced on
The Hopi is a medium producer, not as likely to over produce one
skip the next. The Hopi should not be planted in areas subject to
excellent variety for planting in Central Texas and West. Nut size
55 per pound with a kernel percentage of 58-60%. Has a bright kernel
which keeps well. Good tree shape. The only pecan T.E. (Babe)
McG innis, a
55 year employee, would take home.
- The newest of the controlled crosses from USDA. A Cheyenne-Sioux cross. There are about 53 nuts/lb., kernel yields Is about 56%. Kernels are cream to golden in color, and have a wide non trapping dorsal grooves. Early pollen shed. Matures mid-season. Recommended for western pecan area.
WICHITA-(2)- This is a cross between the Halbert and the
Mahan varieties. This pecan has an abundance of dark green foliage
is a consistent bearer of heavy, high quality nuts. We have seen as
as nine nuts in one cluster.
The nuts are of medium size, about 60 normal nuts are required
to make a pound. The nut is moderately elongated in shape, like the
Schley. The nuts are usually very well filled.
The Wichita is recommended in areas where western varieties do
well. The #1 money maker in the state overall.
-(2) - A Schley-Carmichael cross. The Sioux kernel is
considered the best in eye appeal, shape, taste and ease of
are small, 60-80 per pound. Has produced well in Central Texas and
westward. Can be successfully grown in eastern areas with a good
fungicide program. Of all the varieties offered, this is Moms
- Long shaped nuts. Trees seem to stand late
freezes better than most thin shelled pecans. Bears well. Same
as Burkett. West Texas commercial
- A small, football shaped nut with excellent kernel
quality. This variety is becoming more and more popular each season
orchards and home plantings. Very disease resistant, vigorous,
grower. Eastern variety. 60 nuts per pound, 57% kernel.
CHEYENNE -(1)- This pecan resulted as a cross of the Clark
and Odom varieties. The Cheyenne bears heavy and early after
The nuts are medium size (55-60 nuts per pound) and usually contain
57%-61% kernel. The kernels are relatively loose within the shell,
the Cheyenne nuts easy to shell with commercial machinery.
The Cheyenne is protandrous in blooming (early pollen shedding)
and is an excellent choice for pollinizing such varieties as
The variety is well tested in the Western area, and is also doing
well in Eastern Regions. Thin shell and high quality kernel.
NACONO -(2)- One of the newest of the USDA pecan releases.
A cross of the Cheyenne and Sioux varieties. Eastern variety. The
has very high nut quality, scab resistance, and excellent tree
are suitable for inshell or shelling trade. Nut size is about 47 per
kernel percentage averages 56%. Upright tree growth. Mid-season
Well worth planting for nut quality and tree growth habits.
- The largest pecans we have observed. One
sample required only 20 nuts to make a pound. The tree has strong
structure and large leaves. Appears to be scab resistant. These are
desirable characteristics for your yard trees. Pollen is shed
of pistil receptivity. Kernel is well filled and has good color in
trees. Matures in early November. Eastern variety. Recommended for
TRIAL PLANTING ONLY. Beautiful tree and something to talk about.
-(2) -  Released by the USDA-ARS in 2011. Lipan originated
from a controlled cross of Cheyenne and Pawnee in Brownwood, Texas. Excellent scab disease resistance, with medium susceptibility to yellow and
black aphids. It has a high nut quality and high yield potential. Medium early nut maturity. Appears to be regular in its yield, increasing yields with increasing age with little alternate bearing. Kernels are cream to golden in color with open, non trapping dorsal groves and rounded dorsal ridge. The nut is oblong elliptic with a slightly pointed apex and rounded base [44 nuts/lb] with a 55% kernel.