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'Hastings' (Nut photo) Orig. as open-pollinated 'Stuart' seedling in Monticello, GA, selected by G. T. Chaffin in 1945. Introd. in 1955. Plant patent 1399 issued June 14, 1955; assigned to the H. G. Hastings Co., Atlanta, GA. Nut: oblong elliptic, with acute apex and obtuse base; 68 nuts/lb, 48% kernel; kernels golden in color, with wide dorsal grooves, deep and wide basal cleft, wrinkled texture. Protogynous.

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