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When do Pecans drop nuts?

Posted by cursivesailor Zone9 New Orleans (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 19, 07 at 20:42

My neighbors always had a pecan tree that would drop a TON of pecans into my yard. But since Hurricane Katrina, the house has been demolished and I've gotten a new apartment. I dont go over there, because I'm not a complete maschocist. But I was just thinking that since the lot is still ours, I could go over there and pick up the pecans.

What time of the year should I go look for them? I dont really wanna go over there at the wrong time because it makes me cry. But pickin up a couple grocery bags full of nuts is worth the emotional trauma.

Thanks in advance!


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RE: When do Pecans drop nuts?

Pecans fall in the fall.


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RE: When do Pecans drop nuts?

Yep, in the fall. We have 5 pecan trees around our house. I'm wondering how I can get them before the squirrels do! I swear they grab them straight out of the trees before they get to drop.


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RE: When do Pecans drop nuts?

Usually between Thanksgiving and Christmas. There may still be a few on the ground if the squirels haven't gotten them all.

Leubafr


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