Pecan pollinator for Desirable
What is the best pollinator for the pecan variety Desirable. This tree is in East Texas around the Canton, Texas area.
Van Zandt County Texas
Desirable has a protandrous (Type 1) flowering habit, therefore it should be ideally paired with a protogynous (Type 2) flowering habit. For East Texas, those varieties that are Type 2 and recommended for that area include:
Kanza--very scab resistant, medium nut size, high nut quality
Forkert--large nut, high nut quality, scab resistance equal to Desirable
Lakota-very scab resistant, med. to large nut, fair to good nut quality
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