Stunning Pecan

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#1)  Stunning Pecan

Postby Lucas » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:30 pm

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http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magaz ... ecan-tree/

In 1915 Paul Popenoe gave 26 photos of giant trees to National Geographic. One of them was this shot mailed from San Antonio—a massive pecan over five feet in diameter and ornamented with a daring, suspendered soul (inset).
We travel the Milky way together, trees and men. - John Muir
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#2)  Re: Stunning Pecan

Postby mdvaden » Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:53 pm

That would a nice tree to check out.
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#3)  Re: Stunning Pecan

Postby Lucas » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:04 am

mdvaden wrote:That would a nice tree to check out.


Yes, indeed, but I suspect it is under concrete now.

I also wonder what the other tree pix were like.
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#4)  Re: Stunning Pecan

Postby Larry Tucei » Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:13 pm

Lucas-  What a huge Pecan!  Your probably right long gone. I looked up the Texas State Champion Pecan.  https://www.dirtdoctor.com/garden/Pecan ... vq1917.htm  Larry
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