Carya illinoinensis 'Chetopa'

Chetopa Pecan

  • Provides food and cover for wildlife
  • Prefers moist soils
  • Moderately precocious
  • Resistant to scap
  • Height: 70-100 Feet
  • Spread: 40-75 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Interesting Notes:

Within Forrest Keeling's quality "grafted" offerings, are named cultivars such as this pecan cultivars. We also sell seedlings from known seed sources including selected cultivars. This gives you a pecan superior to a chance seedling, at a economical cost. We do the same for walnuts and chestnuts, like the Bond Orchard Selection Chestnuts.

Orig. as native seedling growing at the Kansas Agr. Exp. Field, Chetopa, KS. Discovered by F. Brewster, former land owner and identified as tree #112. Resistant to scab. Moderately precocious, with regular production. Ripens with 'Giles'

The largest member of the hickory family is the Pecan. Pecan is native to the rich, moist soils of the bottomlands, especially of the Mississippi Valley.

Chetopa Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game