How Long Does it Take a Pecan Tree to Grow?

Southern Pecan Tree image by H.B. Dean

According to the North Carolina Pecan Growers, newer varieties of pecan trees bear fruit within five to six years, while older varieties take longer.

Keywords: pecan trees, growing trees, harvesting pecan trees

About this Author

After attending Hardin Simmons University, Kay Dean finished her formal education with the Institute of Children's Literature. Since 1995, Dean has written for such publications as "PB&J," Disney’s "Family Fun," "ParentLife," "Living With Teenagers" and Thomas Nelson’s NY Times bestselling "Resolve." An avid gardener for 25 years, her experience includes organic food gardening, ornamental plants, shrubs and trees, with a special love for roses.

Photo by: H.B. Dean