Pecan seedlings with drying leaves : please help me!

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Hi there, I'm from Italy and asked you some questions about pecan cultivation in the last year. Now, I have a new question for you! I have some pecan seedlings born about a month ago. During the first day I noticed some black spots on them and I thought it could be scab (maybe infected...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:June 20, 2017

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Pecan affected by Xantomonas Campestris: is it possible?

Pecan    Italy

Hi from Italy! I just asked about this problem on my cape fear little plant. It is a 3 yo plant, planted in March 2016. This year in June I found on the lower part of some leaves strange black spots and in July I noticed strange scorchings on them. The problem did not stopped and leaves...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:October 12, 2017

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My pecan leaves.
What's happening to my pecan plant?

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Hi there! I'm from center Italy and I planted in March, two grafted pecan plants, about 2 years old, a Cape Fear and a Kiowa. The Cape Fear grew better than Kiowa. After some days of rain and a fall of temperatures only the Cape Fear showed chlorotic leaves and some of them have these brown...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:October 14, 2016

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Possible Pecan Bacterial Leaf Scorch or something other?

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Hi there, I'm from Italy and I'm trying to grow up some pecan plants. Today I found on my Cape Fear these leaves with these brown dried scorch. I read that Cape Fear is subject to pbls due to xylella fastidiosa so I'm concerned about it. We had very high temperatures these weeks, about...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:July 18, 2017

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What kind of grafting method is used on pecan plants in container?

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Hi there, do you know what kind of grafting method should be used on pecan plants in container? I have two plants, 2-3 years old and according to me they have been grafted with a double english cleft graft. Do you know something about it? Thank you! Cheers!

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:March 13, 2017

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leaf spots
What are these spots on my pecan leaves?

Pecan    None Given

Hello! I'm from Italy and I have two little grafted pecan plants, a kiowa and a cape fear. The cape fear is ok and grows up very well, the kiowa didn't grew up a lot and some leaves have spots. It seems to be scab. What do you think? What can I do to stop it? About 3 weeks ago I watered...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:May 31, 2016

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What can I do about yellow pecan leaves?

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I'm from center Italy and I love pecan nuts, but they are very expensive here and there are not a lot of orchards in Italy! I have a good climate according to different pecan's experts from USA so I decided to buy two plants, a Kiowa and a Cape Fear. I planted them about a month ago when the...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:May 1, 2016

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Pecan seedlings die after spots on leaves: why?

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Hello. I had 5 plants of pecan nuts from seeds but one by one they started to die. It starts with some spots on the leaves and after some days the plant dies. I tried with some fungicides but it seems they can't stop it. According to you what's the problem? Is it a fungus attack or other?

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:July 21, 2016

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Kiowa after pruning
Did I pruned my pecan the right way?

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Hi there, I have this 2 year old Kiowa pecan plant planted in March 2016. I pruned it last week. Now I wonder if I cut it too low. Should I have cut it a little bit higher? Will it have problems? I read that I have to cut also 1/3 or 1/2 of the last year growing. They are so little,...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:February 6, 2017

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How to defeat pecan scab?

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Hi there, I'm from center Italy, and I have two grafted pecan plants, a Kiowa and a Cape Fear. After a month I noticed some spots and it is probably scab. I eliminated the affected leaves and treated with tebuconazole. The scab is probably due to two walnuts near my pecans which are...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:November 15, 2016

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Strange spots and damages on my young pecan plant: what's the problem?

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Hi! I'm from Italy and I have two little pecan plants. One of them has some strange damages and spots since last week. First the top of a new shoot dried and blackened, with about 5-6 leaves. Also the buds and small shoots have dried. This happened after 3 days of heavy rains. Today I...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:July 24, 2016

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Gray moss on Pecan tree

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I live outside Austin Tx and just bought this home with a young pecan tree approximately 6 yrs old and it has developed a gray moss on trunk and limbs. What can I use to get rid of this moss because my leaves are beginning to be a light green. We have had 2 springs with heavy rains and our...

Asked by: Melba Ray (1 point)   Posted:August 2, 2016

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How to fertilize pecan plants?

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Hi there! I'm from Center Italy and I have two 2 years old pecan grafted plants. I would like to fertilize them with chemical fertilizers. I can use a 15-9-15 slow release fertilizer. By reading online I found different opinions about the quantity to use. I have no idea about pecan needs so...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:November 22, 2016

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Branch off pecan tree with white goo showing in crook of it.
something has attacked my trees causing nuts to be brown mush inside husk

Pecan    Arkansas

My pecan trees have something causing the nuts to start falling in late August and continue to do so. So far, the husks are easily crushed and the meat inside is nothing but brown, yucky mush. I am not sure if it is a disease or possibly an insect that is causing this atrocity. The trees are...

Asked by: carolvjohnson (1 point)   Posted:September 7, 2018

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New problems for my pecan plant?

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Hi, I'm from center Italy and I have two little grafted pecan plants of about 3 years old. The Kiowa cultuvar plant has some strange black veins. The main vain of some leaves blackened. Someone can tell me what can it be? The blue spots on the leaves are copper sprayed on nearby...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:August 8, 2016

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Kiowa lateral scion hypothetical cutting
Should I train my pecan young plants?

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Hi there, Me again with a new question about pecans! I have two grafted young plants (Kiowa and Cape Fear) of about two years, planted in March. I read a lot about pecan training and there are two philosophies about pecans training. The first: to prune it immediately after planting and...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:November 30, 2016

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