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'Fisher' (Nut Photo) ''Fisher'
is a native selection made by Jacob Fisher, New Memphis, IL. Introduced
commercially in 1938 by Joseph Gerardi of OFallon, IL. Nuts are
oblong elliptic with an obtuse apex and acute base, round in cross
section. There are about 74 nuts per pound, with 48 percent kernel.
Kernels are cream in color, with medium dorsal grooves and a narrow
dorsal ridge. Tree reputed to be a heavy bearer. Ripens a few
days after Starking Hardy Giant.
LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist &Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
10200 FM 50
Somerville, TX 77879
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