Gloria Grande's' primary attributes are a high resistance to scab and
consistent yields as a mature tree. Like 'Stuart', 'Gloria Grande' is
slow to come into full production.
As a mature tree 'Gloria Grande' produces well. It will produce a crop in most years.
Gloria Grande' was discovered in Elloree, S.C. by W.W. Watson, owner of Watson's Pecanwood Nurseries, Orangeburg, S.C. The cultivar was introduced by Watson in 1923. The parentage is unknown, but 'Gloria Grande' appears to be a seedling of 'Stuart' because of the many similarities of the two cultivars. The cultivar was named after Gloria Swanson, Mr. Watson's favorite actress. Desirable is a suitable pollinizer.
Nuts ripens in early - mid October.
Available at farm for pickup container grown 5-gallon, 15-gallon and 30-gallon container.
Please call for prices and availability.