Pecan Variety Chart

Cultivar Pollination Type Nuts per lb % Kernel Harvest Date Scab Resistance Best Pollinators
Amling* I 60 53 Oct. 11 Excellent Elliott, Kanza, Lakota, McMillan
Avalon* II 47 54 Oct. 4 Excellent Amling, Caddo, Cherryle, Creek, Gafford, Pawnee
Caddo I 70 54 Oct. 7 Mediocre

Avalon, Elliott, Gafford, Kanza

Cherryle II 40 56 Oct. 4 Mediocre Amling, Creek, Elliott, Gafford, Kanza
Creek I 54 50 Oct. 8 Mediocre Amling, Caddo, Elliott
Elliott* II 72 51 Oct. 10 Good Amling, Caddo, Creek, Oconee, Pawnee
Excel* II 45 49 Oct. 7 Excellent Caddo, Elliott, Gafford, Kanza
Forkert II 53 58 Oct. 19 Mediocre Kiowa, Lakota, McMillan, Sumner
Gafford* I 56 50 Oct. 18 Excellent Avalon, Excel, Forkert, Kiowa, Lakota, Sumner
Headquarters* II 60 54 Oct. 17 Excellent Amling, Caddo, Creek, Gafford, Pawnee
Jackson* I 37 53 Oct. 24 Good Elliott, Excel
Kanza* II 65 52 Sept. 28 Excellent Amling, Caddo, Oconee, Pawnee
Kiowa II 45 53 Oct. 20 Mediocre Amling, Creek, Gafford
Lakota* II 56 58 Sept. 30 Excellent Amling, Caddo, Gafford, Oconee, Pawnee
Lipan I 44 55 Oct. 4 Good Elliott, Kanza, Lakota, McMillan
McMillan* II 56 51 Oct. 22 Good Amling, Caddo, Gafford, Oconee
Oconee I 48 53 Oct. 12 Mediocre/Good Avalon, Caddo, Creek,  Gafford
Pawnee I 50 53 Sept. 20 Poor Elliott, Kanza, Lakota, McMillan
Sumner II 50 52 Oct. 29 Good Caddo, Elliott, Gafford
Syrup Mill* I 60 50 Oct. 20 Excellent Excel, Lakota, McMillan

* Low Input

Tree Type 1 sheds pollen early and Type II sheds late. Combine types for best pollination.
Nuts/lb and % Kernel are annual averages.