Yates 68 was selected by the late Ed Yates of Chrisney IN. A seedling of Major, it is larger, at 60/lb and grades as extra large, and has 59% kernel of excellent quality.
Yates 68 consistently produces a heavy crop of very thin shelled nuts. Grafted trees will bear in 5 to 7 years. Pecans are hardy in zones 5 to 9. For those in northern areas, north of the Ohio River, please read the link on this page. Read More