Grown from seed of the variety Rita, and displaying
some of its parent's character, although more vigorous. Like Rita, whilst
this form is also slightly protogenous, opinion is that it may be self-fertile.
Leafing is slightly later than Rita, which can be helpful in marginal conditions.
ORIGIN: Michigan, USA
TREE HABIT AND VIGOUR: Large, powerful grower
NUT TYPE: Medium
KERNEL TO NUT RATIO: 54%
LEAFING ONSET: 28th April
TYPE OF FLOWERING: Slight protogeny
AGE AT FIRST BEARING: 4 years
NUT BEARINGBroadview, Buccaneer, Hansen, Metcalfe, Number 16, Plovdivski, Proslavski, Rita, Red Danube, Soleze
TIMBERAxel, Buccaneer, Coenen, Number 16, Major, Plovdivski, Proslavski
ORNAMENTALSAbbotbad, Bixbyi, Cathayensis, Cinerea, Hansen, Intermedia, Lu Guang, Major, Mandschurica, Microcarpa, Nigra Emma K, Nigra Laciniata, Nigra Leopold, Paradox, Pendula, Pedro, Purpurea, Red Danube, Regia Laciniata, Sinensis, Ssang Sung, Tremlett's Giant, Zhong Lin
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