Monday, November 8, 2010

About Weather Damage And Pecan Trees

Weather can be a devastating foe for pecan trees
Who doesn’t love pecans? Imagine having your own pecan tree. Growing pecan trees isn’t all that difficult but there are some factors which can cause damage to pecan trees. Being aware of the circumstances an signs of damage can help you care for your pecan tree. Healthy pecan trees mean delicious nuts for years to come.

Some of the more common types of damage faced by pecan trees come from insect, disease and weather conditions. Cultural factors such as the planting site and growing conditions can contribute.

Cultural Factors

Providing for the needs of your pecan tree is good step toward insuring its continued health. Planting in well-drained soil that is loose will allow proper root development. They need full sun and adequate watering. If these conditions are not provided, the pecan tree can become stressed. Stressed trees are more likely to suffer from disease or insect infestation. They will also have a more difficult time recovering from damage caused by weather. Read More

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