Fruits at South Haven

Fruits at South Haven

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... faintly reddened at the pit, which is small and free; moderately juicy, vinous, sprightly, rich, firm; quality 3; a promising market peach, originating in the town of Tcquin, Michigan. Troth, ripe September 1; size 4; form round, suture slight, two-thirds around; color creamy white, shaded with dull red in the sun; flesh creamy white, tender, moderately juicy, mild in flavor; quality 4; free; an old, productive market variety. Wager, ripe b. October; size 4 to 5; form roundish, slightly elongated, suture distinct, more than half around; color pale yellow, with a red cheek; flesh pale yellow, rather dry, vinous, rather rich; quality 3 to 4; market. Walker Variegated, ripe e. September;size 2 to 3; form roundish, suture distinct, two-thirds around, apex slightly swollen; color creamy white, with red cheek; flesh white with red at the pit, which is free; juicy, mildly vinous, pleasant; quality 3; _a dessert peach. Wheatland, ripe September 4; size 1+; form round, suture slight, threefourths around; color whitish, shaded with red in the sun; flesh whitish, red at the pit, which is free; tender, juicy, vinous; quality 3; a market peach where sufliciently productive, but, unfortunately, unproductive in most localities. Wonderful, ripe b. October; size 1; form roundish, slightly oval, suture distinct, two-thirds around, one side enlarged; color greenish yellow, with a faint red cheek; flesh yellow, with red at the pit, which is free; moderately juicy, rather acid, slightly bitter; quality 5; too late to acquire flavor in this climate. Worthen (Jennie), ripe b. m. September; size 3 to 4; form roundish, compressed toward the rather prominent suture, which extends more than half around; color yellow, with a red cheek; flesh yellow, with red at the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688597X
  • 9781236885975