Fruit culture for profit

Paperback | May 20, 2014

byEdward Hobday

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... SPECIAL TREATMENT OF FRUIT TREES. %fy leagues the advisability of increasing the cultivation of the Apple by making a fresh choice amongst the numerous and rich collections to be found in the nurseries of our principal horticulturists, for this tree is of easy culture, yields abundance of fruit, more varied in form, colour, and flavour even than the Pear, besides keeping longer and with less attention. I will not speak here of all the varieties which may be cultivated, and whose good qualities are known to all fruit growers. It is sufficient to mention the following:--Royal English Reinette, St. Sauveur Calville, Grand Alexandre, Parmentier Reinette. The following may be also mentioned as large-fruited late varieties:--Rosee du Matin, Wagener, St. Barbe, Tauben Apfel, Golden Noble, Reinette Diel, Belmont, White Calville, Unique, Lelieur, Meriam, Duchesse de Brabant, Pomme de Prince, Guelton, Lorenzo Rooth. The following are handsome small varieties: Api rose, Api noir, Pigeon blanc de manger, Pigeon Lucas, Pigeon d'Oberdieck, Sops of Wine, Petite Emma, Pretiosa. We do not entirely recommend the cultivation of the Vine against gable-walls, except when the fan shape is abandoned in favour of single or compound vertical cordons, according to the Thomery system. At the Chateau d'Oosterzeele, not far from Ghent, there are several large gable-walls facing the south and covered with black Mulberry trees, which produce abundance of fruit, although shaded by high copses which are close by. The cultivation of the Plum is not recommended for gable-walls. SPECIAL TREATMENT OP FRUIT-TREES ON GABLE-WALLS. We have no need to enter into any explanations with regard to the pruning and other operations to be performed on trees grown on gable-walls,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... SPECIAL TREATMENT OF FRUIT TREES. %fy leagues the advisability of increasing the cultivation of the Apple by m...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217840051

ISBN - 13:9780217840057

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