If you are looking for an extremely low-maintenance yet rapidly growing hybrid pecan variety, the Amling pecan tree is your ideal choice!
A great shade tree, the Amling features an early harvest season from September through the end of October. This tree is excellent when it comes to establishing a home orchard or closer to your house. Furthermore, its shade provides a cooling alternative during summer and can consequently have the benefit of reduced air conditioning costs.
This cultivar exhibits lush dark green foliage and is incredibly resistant to pests, making it an ideal and easy to maintain yard tree that will liven up any landscape. Amling can reach up to 100 feet in height, and grow as high as 150 feet in ideal conditions. This tree boasts scaly grey bark and medium green leaves with up to 17 lance-shaped leaflets, with the added benefit of delicious pecans that are simple and easy to shell.
The Amling is the highest recommended pecan tree by UGA.edu for home growing and is a cultivar from Alabama. One of its most attractive qualities is the scab resistance and excellent kernel quality. The Amling features a yield of roughly 62 nuts per pound with anywhere from 50-60% kernel. The Amling Pecan is a Type I pollinator and requires a Type II to produce nuts.
- Low maintenance
- Harvest nuts
- Attractive foliage
- Provides shade