|Warren 346, 10 Sept. 2014|
Warren 346 is an interesting pecan cultivar based strictly on its early ripening date. The original tree was found in a native pecan grove near Wheeling, MO down in the Grand River flood plain. The native trees in this area of Missouri are growing in the extreme northwestern corner of the pecan tree's native range.
Warren 346 nuts are small, averaging 4.72g/nut (96 nuts/pound). Pecan kernel is above average for a native pecan, averaging nearly 51% nut meat. The tree has an upright growth habit and is prone to developing branches with narrow crotches.