Bulletin - Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Volume 52-63
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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... agreeable, parting from the seeds with ease, seeds 2 to 4, slender. Ripens very early, about with Moore Early, packs beautifully and ships excellently; a very profitable market and table grape, also a good wine grape. MARGUERITE Post-Oak Grape No. 2 X Herbemont).--Growth very strong, annual wood beset with spiny pubescence, but not downy, foliage bright green, leathery, and not attacked.by mildew, endures Texas climate perfectly; cuttings root with some difficulty; leaves medium to large, 3 to 5 lobed; clusters medium, cylindrical, shouldered, with short peduncle, compact; berries a good size larger than Herbemont, globular, dark purple, persistent, skin thin and tough, never cracks, pulp tender, juicy, sprightly, about equal to Herbemont, seeds 2 to 3, medium; ripens some three weeks later than Herbemont, and hangs on through October, and sells well in the market. It makes a fine white wine. A shy bearer on short pruning, but on long arms bears heavily. Succeeds everywhere in the South. MARVIN A (Laura Marvin, s X Brilliant).--Growth medium, shoots a little cottony; grows readily from cuttings, foliage healthy, rarely touched by mildew; leaves medium to large, shallow 3-lobed, little downy on under surface; clusters above medium, cylindrical, often shouldered, compact, peduncle short; berries medium to large, globular, persistent, clear yellowish white, skin thin, delicate, does not crack, pulp meaty, tender, delicious, easily freeing the 1 to 3 small seeds. Ripe with the Green Mountain, than which it is better in quality and less subject to rot, better adapted to the Texas climate, and promises to succeed wherever Niagara does well. MRS. MUNSON (Neosho X Herbemont).--Growth vigorous, shoots and foliage smooth, little attacked-by mildew..
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