[NAFEX] Dying pecan- can I determine variety of survivor?

Michael Nave jmichaelnave at yahoo.com
Tue May 29 18:51:30 EDT 2007

I don't think there's anyway to ID it until it sets
nuts. I would just operate under the assumption that
it is Pawnee. 

--- Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov wrote:

> Well, it looks like my "Stuart" pecan is on it's
> last legs (roots).  All
> of the new growth has shriveled and died and it is
> now sprouting from
> below the graft.
> Since I now know that TyTy was an unreliable source
> for my trees, I am
> left with a very vigorous 11 foot survivor that was
> labelled "Pawnee" at
> purchase.   Since I only have room for 2 pecans, I
> must be strategic in
> my replacement tree  to get adequate pollination.
> Question: is there any way to verify the variety
> that I have living so
> that I can purchase a proper replacement variety as
> a pollinator?
> Thanks for any help that you can provide.
> Betsy Hilborn
> NC 7a
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