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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.

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USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
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