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'Tucker's Favorite' Orig. by controlled cross ('Stuart' X 'Schley') made by William R Tucker, Dawsonville, Dawson County, GA. Cross made in 1940, selected in 1956. Plant patent 2156, issued July 17, 1962. Nut: elliptic, with obtuse apex and obtuse to rounded base; round in cross section; shell ridged, striped as in 'Stuart'; shape similar to 'Stuart', but more pointed at apex; 44 nuts/lb, well filled; kernels with wide, flared dorsal grooves and a deep, very wide basal cleft. Heavy production, ripens late, last half of Nov., or 15 days after 'Stuart'. Dense foliage, resistant to scab.

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

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