Watch under your trees for fallen nuts in the grass.
A small insect known as the pecan nut casebearer is the cause of pecan shedding at three different periods of the year; mid-May, July and on rare occasions in late August. This drop is easy to identify because there is a small hole in the base of the pecan. Water stress can also result in pecan drop. Dec 02, When to Harvest Pecans Statuesque and stately pecan trees begin to shed their nuts in the fall, prior to leaf drop.
Most varieties of pecan trees can reach 70 to feet tall with a spread of 40 to 75 feet at maturity, making them too large for small suburban lots, but homeowners with larger properties appreciate the decorative shade as well as the flavorful crop this tree offers.
Depending upon the variety and climate, harvesting pecan trees takes place from late September through November. Before the nuts begin to drop, they look nothing like the finished product – light brown, dark-striped stumpchopping.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Pecans are harvested from October through December. Native to North America, pecan trees grow primarily in the southeastern United States.
According to the University of Florida Extension, the United States pecan crop is valued attomillion annually, with 50 percent being grown in Georgia. Mar 15, Mature trees produce nuts ready to harvest in the late fall. In Georgia, growers harvest pecans in October and November. Watch under your trees. Pecans are ready to harvest when the outer husk splits open.
This occurs in the fall, commonly between September and November. Harvest the fruits as soon as they split open to get the best-quality.
49 rowsOct 20, Young pecan trees which are growing when an early fall freeze occurs can.