O'Barr, R. D.
topgun at otelco.net
Tue Jan 3 19:07:07 EST 2006
I have picked up pecans as late as Feb and put them in pots in the
greenhouse and they grow just fine. Now if you let them dry out again they
may take some further stratification which is a minimum of 8 weeks in moist
cold, 12 weeks is better for nuts harvested in the fall and dried.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dylan Ford" <dford at suffolk.lib.ny.us>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 4:32 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] Pecans
> Dear Nut Fanciers,
> My lady just returned from N. Carolina with a gift-bag of pecans recently
> picked up from beneath a tree. I have no information on how long they lay.
> Any likelihood that these can be sprouted and grown, or would they have to
> have been - I think the word is striated? If anyone thinks they might be
> viable, any growing tips? I am on Long Island, Zone 6-7, so I thought we
> might be at the very northern range where some might occasionally fruit.
> Thanks for any opinions.
> Sincerely, dylan
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