[NAFEX] bitter pecans
Dr. Lucky Pittman
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Thu Jun 11 16:55:20 EDT 2009
>I have a pecan that has inedible nuts. The husks never release from the
nuts and the nuts are very bitter.
You have a hican, in this case a bitternut pecan cross. What a pity. Some
occur naturally, some are sold as landscaping trees
Or, you could have C.aquatica, commonly known as 'bitter pecan' - or a
hybrid of C.aquatica and C.illinoensis, which might well have the
astringency that is not uncommon with pecan hybrids with C.aquatica or
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