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'Slybert' Orig. by controlled cross ('Schley' X 'Halbert') made in Mason, TX by Frank J Willmann. Seed planted in 1914, along with sibling 'Halsly'. Introd. in 1924. Nut: resembles 'Schley', shell thin, shells easily; 60 nuts/lb, 59% kernel. Tree semi-dwarf. Precocious, very prolific. Initiates growth early in spring, susceptible to late spring frost.

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

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