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Chetopa Pecan

Carya illinoinensis 'Chetopa'

'Chetopa' is a dependable and hardy selection that shows good resistance to scab. Tall straight trunk with symmetrical, broadly oval crown.

Provides food and cover for wildlife
Prefers moist soils
Moderately precocious
Resistant to scap

More About Carya illinoinensis 'Chetopa':

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.

Gardening Suggestions for Chetopa Pecan:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Check on our cultivars such as 'Colby', 'Major', 'Normal', 'Pawnee', 'Peruque' and 'Posey' for specific conservation and agricultural benefits. Good quality nuts are also found on our grafted varieties, including 'Colby', 'Kanza', 'Lakota', 'Normal', 'Peruque' and 'Posey'.

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
70-100 Feet
40-75 Feet
Hardiness Zone:

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.


Characteristics & Attributes for Carya illinoinensis 'Chetopa'

Attracts Wildlife

Upland Birds and Game

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained


Full Sun