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Common Name: Northern Pecan      Latin Name: Carya illinoinensis      Size: 60 (min) to 80 (max)
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Looking to purchase locally pecan tree larger than the 3 ft tall available from mail order.
I do not know anyone locally growing Pecan but there is a grower in Louisville. Try Tony Nold at the Plant Kingdom. Tell him Plantplaces sent you.
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Carya illinoinensis
Origin: USA
Maximum Height: 80 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Juglandaceae
Genus: Carya
species: illinoinensis
Origin: USA
Size: 60 (min) to 80 (max)
Size Description: Large
Notes: Commercial nut bearing
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Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of Carya illinoinensis  Northern Pecan
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Picture of Carya illinoinensis  Northern Pecan
Location: Ft. Mitchell
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: Sept
Picture of Carya illinoinensis  Northern Pecan
Photo Credit: Patrick Kelsch

Location: Ft. Mitchell 2270 Dixie Hwy Ft. Mitchell KY 41017
Specimen: 149
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Location: 2270 Dixie Hwy Ft. Mitchell between houses
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Newtown, OH Dairy Mart 3504 Church St. Newtown OH
Specimen: 629
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Parking lot tree
Location: Dairy Mart, Newtown, OH
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerline
Season: Winter
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No soil visible
Location: Dairy Mart, Newtown, OH
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerline
Season: Winter
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH [Latitude: 38.859027766666700 Longitude: -84.232222150000000] Specimen: 2978
Location: Chicago Botanical Garden [Latitude: 42.148491000000000 Longitude: -87.792627560000000] Specimen: 3687
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220 [Latitude: 38.858599420000000 Longitude: -84.230378820000000] Specimen: 3735
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH [Latitude: 38.858553250000000 Longitude: -84.230396340000000] Specimen: 3736
Location: Orto Botanico Italy [Latitude: 45.398636250000000 Longitude: 11.881018600000000] Specimen: 6911
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