How Long Until a Pecan Tree Has Nuts?

Pecan trees reach nut-bearing age at different times, depending on the cultivar, but new cultivars begin producing nuts as early as the fifth or six year, according to Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Older cultivars may reach 8 or 9 years old before reaching nut-bearing age.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."