Number 16

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.

BAND: B
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
CROPPING: Heavy
AGE AT FIRST BEARING: 4 years

Other Varieties:

TIMBER

NUT BEARING

Broadview, Buccaneer, Hansen, Metcalfe, Number 16, Plovdivski, Proslavski, Rita, Red Danube, Soleze

TIMBER

Axel, Buccaneer, Coenen, Number 16, Major, Plovdivski, Proslavski

ORNAMENTALS

Abbotbad, 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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