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'Podsednik' (Nut Photo) Originated as seedling planted by Robert Podsednik in Arlington, TX, in 1968. One of many seedlings grown from mixed seed of 'Success', 'Mahan', 'Burkett' and 'Stuart'. Introduced by Womack's Nursery, DeLeon, TX in 1982. Nut: elliptic with a truncate apex and rounded base; round in cross section; 22 nuts/lb, 53% kernel; kernels light brown in color, with broad dorsal grooves, prominent secondary dorsal grooves, a deep basal cleft and dark venation in the integument. Protogynous bloom pattern. Late to break buds in spring, holds leaves late in fall. Very large leaflets. Propagated primarily as a novelty for its large nut size.
LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
Route 2 Box 133
Somerville, TX 77879