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 46 53 Oct. 4 Excellent Caddo, Cherryle, Creek, Gafford, Oconee, 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.