‘Apalachee’ is a new pecan [Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch] cultivar released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service. ‘Apalachee’ is being released because of its high nut quality, high yield potential, disease resistance, and excellent tree strength. Pecans from this cultivar are small and can be shelled to produce high-quality intact halves and pieces, mainly suitable for the baking and manufacturing industries.
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