Day 104 | April 14, 2014

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"Mechanical shaker attached to a limb of pecan tree during harvesting process." Image from Clemson University Special Collections. Clemson Extension Circular #301: “Pecan Production and Marketing in South Carolina”, August 1947.

National Pecan Day

We celebrate National Pecan Day in spring with the ever-present pollen coating on our cars and patio furniture but alas, in the fall we will enjoy snacking on pecans that are raw, roasted or toasted; sprinkled over cereal; baked into breads; and nestled in warm ooey-gooey pie a la mode!

Clemson's Home & Garden Information Center has several publications for backyard growers from planting and fertilization to insect and disease control. Learn more about caring for your pecan tree(s) >


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