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'Posey' (Nut photo) Native selection from Gibson County, IN, introduced in 1911 by W. C. Reed. Nut: oval elliptic with an acute apex and obtuse base; laterally compressed in cross section with raised suture; 63 nuts/lb, 54% kernel; kernels light brown in color, with prominent secondary dorsal grooves. Protogynous bloom pattern. Late to break buds in the spring. Resistant to scab. Early nut maturation. Recommended (1990) for planting in KS, KY, MO and TN.

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
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Somerville, TX 77879

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