Pecan tree type in D/FW?

Asked September 25, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

Does a Mahan pecan tree planted with a Desirable do well in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, specifically in Lucas?

Collin County Texas

1 Response

I am not familiar with the Mahan variety but it appears there are varieties that are new and improved that were crosses with Mahan. That variety is Lakota. Desirable has long been a recommended variety. Lakota and Desirable would be a good match for pollination. A popular combination is Pawnee and Kanza.

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