Rural Affairs Volume 1

Rural Affairs Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...flattened; flesh very sweet; good, but not of the highest quality. The fruit is always feir; the tree a free grower, and productive. AUTUMN APPLES--IN THE ORDER OF RIPENING. Autumn Strawberry, or Late Strawberry. Size medium; roundish, sometimes a little ribbed, the whole surface more or less striped with red; flesh tender, (very slightly fibrous, ) juicy, sub-acid, flavor excellent. Tree a handsome grower, and productive. The fruit will keep through autumn. Jeffries. Full medium in size; roundish and flattened: yellow red, and deep red, striped; flesh yellowish white, remarkably tender and juicy, flavor exceedingly agreeable. From Pennsylvania--not much proved as yet elsewhere; new. Oldenburqh, or Duchess of Oldenburgh. Above medium in size; a little flattened; color light red in broad broken stripes; flesh yellowish white, sub-acid; good. Although not of very high flavor, this fruit is valuable for its uniformly smooth and fair skin. Keswick Codlin. Rather large, somewhat oblong or conical; light yellow; juicy, with a pleasant second-rate sub-acid flavor. Very productive, bears when young, and valuable for cooking. Succeeds throughout the northern part of the Union. Lowell. Large, roundish oblong, skin a rich yellow, oily; flesh rather coarse, but with a rich rather acid flavor. Valuable for its productiveness, A bearing when young, and for its handsome, uniformly fair fruit. Tree a jj& 'slow, spreading grower. Fine in New-York and Ohio. Q Hawley. Large, roundish; pale greenish yellow; flesh fine grained, tender, with a mild, sub-acid, rich, agreeable and excellent flavor. Has proved fine in New-York and Pennsylvania. Rather new. Cooper. Rather large, a little flattish, striped with pale red; flesh very tender, mild and agreeable in flavor, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236644735
  • 9781236644732