The Cultivated Raspberries of the United States

The Cultivated Raspberries of the United States

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...variety, very firm, sweet and juicy. It originated on Mr. Brackett's place as a chance seedling and is supposed to be a cross between his N 0. 20 and the Gregg, as these were the only varieties on the premises. Mr. Brackett states that it begins to ripen a week before the Gregg and continues in bearing about a week longer than that variety. He is growing it for market but has not yet introduced it. Reports from the various stations and private growers who have it on trial are very favorable. The Pennsylvania station reports it as vigorous and thorny with the largest fruit of any black cap on trial. LOUDON. Red. Originated by Frank W.. London of J anesville, Wis. and reported by Mathew Crawford of Ohio in 1893 as having been fruited by him for three years and found to be the best of all red varieties, of large size, productive, and of good color and quality. Mr. London writes under date of February 28, 1894: " The London is a seedling of the Turner crossed with the Cuthbert, now ten years from seed, and has fruited eight seasons. Will have two and one-half acres to fruit the coming season. It is as large as the Cuthbert, quality about the same, firm, never drops from the stem, yields enormously here, and is very hardy, the canes (which I have just examined) being entirely uninjured, while the Turner along side of them has about one quarter of the wood killed. The winter has been very severe for about two months, the mercury having dropped several times to--28. I have also 20 unnamed seedling red raspberries, six of them exceeding the Cuthbert in size and productiveness." E. S. Carman, of New Jersey, reports it after one year's fruiting as likely to supersede the Cuthbert, being more vigorous, apparently perfectly...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236748581
  • 9781236748584