Three varieties he introduced are grown for their nuts: Sparks 127, Sparks 129 and Sparks 147.
The unhusked nuts are almost lemon shaped and are large.
|These may have novelty appeal to the "crafting" crowd. Do you see angels, doves or heart pendants?|
I have no quibbles about leaf health. That looks great.
Unless something spectacular happens this cultivar will go into my "B" pile. The "B" pile means don't propagate but don't bother culling.