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'Sioux' (Nut photo a) (Nut photo b) Orig. by controlled cross ('Schley' X 'Carmichael') made by L. D. Romberg, USDA-ARS, Brownwood, TX. Cross made in 1943 in H. G. Lucas orchard, Brownwood, TX. First fruited in 1948; selected in 1949; tested as 43-4-6. Released in 1962. Nut: oblong, with acute apex and right angled base; round in cross section; 60 nuts/lb, 60% kernel; kernels cream to golden in color, with narrow dorsal grooves, smooth texture, high oil. Protogynous, with mid season pollen shed and early to mid-season receptivity. Medium precocity, good productivity. Susceptible to scab in GA and LA. Recommended (1990) for commercial and homeowner plantings in OK and TX.

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
Route 2 Box 133
Somerville, TX 77879

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