Carya illinoinensis

The pecan is a beautiful tree with a straight trunk, light green leaves and, of course, pecans in the fall. Several large specimens of pecans grow in the DC suburbs.

Size and Light Requirements

With full sun, pecan trees can reach approximately 50 feet in height in 40 years.

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You can get up to $50 back for planting this tree yourself through our tree rebate program.

Find Another Tree

All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, DC.

Photo Credits

JanetandPhil, Lazaregagnidze, woodlot, Lynn Greyling, glynn424