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Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings #13623044 07/08/20 01:04 AM
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After incubating the pecans for 45 days in the garage refrigerator I soaked them for 48 hours in a five gallon bucket of water, then planted them in 1 gallon pots. I’ll keep em watered till they break ground.[Linked Image]

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13623048 07/08/20 01:08 AM
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What find of Pecan? Hope it works for you. I ordered cuts that were about 4' tall. Only one survived. Its doing well but still about 4' tall.


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Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13623079 07/08/20 01:28 AM
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I chose two kinds, Georgia pecans and Texas paper shell out of San Saba, the Georgia pecans were huge! We will see which ones do better, I’ll transplant what comes up this year next February, then graft them a year after that. I planted 100 Texas and 100 Georgia as I figure I’ll have some that won’t make it, The goal is to get 50 out of em.

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13625515 07/10/20 02:41 AM
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Pecans are very slow growing trees and do best when the tap root can get to ground water. That is why they grow best on river bottoms. Best trees ever. good luck.


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Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13627655 07/12/20 01:32 PM
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I hope y’all know how old you will be before you see any pecans....

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13628614 07/13/20 11:44 AM
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I'll just be retiring about then. I've been growing peach trees for 16 years - got up to 200 at one point - now i'm down to about 135 and they are way too much work.

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13649724 07/30/20 01:14 AM
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We have life! 11 saplings.[Linked Image]

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13650089 07/30/20 01:48 PM
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Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13650337 07/30/20 04:54 PM
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I didn't realize all the incubating and soaking was necessary. I've had pecan trees at three different houses and the squirrels had saplings growing in every flowerbed surrounding the house.


Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13652271 08/01/20 12:07 AM
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31 saplings today[Linked Image]

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Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13672135 08/18/20 02:04 PM
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Freaking Armadillo destroyed all but 6 of them. I gotta build a cage for em and start over. Dammmmmmmit!

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13673349 08/19/20 01:11 PM
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This is unreal. I know you don’t have a ton of money in this. But, you have a lot of work. Good luck.

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13683484 08/28/20 03:20 PM
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Daamm David that sck's

Re: Phase 2 planting Pecans from seedlings [Re: David Welcher] #13683612 08/28/20 05:41 PM
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Sorry to hear that bud. Lot of work down the drain.

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