Kiowa’ produces a very large, high-quality nut. The shell markings and large size of Kiowa pecans make this a very attractive nut. These large pecans closely resemble Desirable pecans except for their thinner shell. The Kiowa tree is vigorous and yields 40-50 nuts per pound. It is slightly susceptible to scab. The Kiowa tree is a Type-2 pollinator and should be pollinated with Type-One pollinators. The tree grows to a mature height of 75 to 100 feet. It is hardy in Zones 7-10 and can be planted in full sun or partial shade with deep, moist, well-drained soil.

USDA ZONES: Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10. Pecan trees need water and sun in order to thrive. Be sure to plant in deep, moist, and well-drained soil. During the tree’s first growing season, be sure to water regularly, about a gallon of water a day, (though you do not need to water every day in order to accomplish this). Prune pecan trees in the winter, making sure to prune lower hanging branches to encourage upward and lateral growth. Plant Quick Guide

Growing Zones:

Mature Height:

75-100 ft
Mature Width:

40-70 ft

Full (6-8 hours)

40-60 ft
Chill Hours:

Growth Rate:

Harvest Time:

Late October
Years to Bear:

5-7 years