Oconee Pecan – Paper Shell Nuts!
Released by the USDA in 1989, Oconee pecan is a large, high quality paper-shell nut and an excellent sheller (you get more unbroken halves!). Oconee is also early bearing – as early as the 5th year. Produces 48 nuts per lb. Type I pecan, pollinate with Elliott, Moreland, Stuart, Lakota, McMillian, Zinner or Sumner. Nuts ripens mid to late October. Zones 5A-9A.