Transactions of the Iowa State Horticultural Society for Volume 20

Transactions of the Iowa State Horticultural Society for Volume 20

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: on the department list. No. 105. RUSSIAN GRAVENSTEIN (Gravensteimr Russicher.)--A good tree, and very hardy. Fruit high conical, ribbed-, yellowish green until last of September, when suddenly it puts on a rich coloring in splashes and stripes. Flesh fine, tender, sub-acid, and very good. Late autumn here, and will keep better than Wealthy north. Very promising. No. 122. Rnvm. Bonspoar (B0rsd0rfer revalm-).--This is a slow growing tree, and seems a true ironclad. Above the size of the German Borsdorf. A dessert apple of best quality. Season here, late fall, or if picked early, mid-winter. No. 123. REVEL PIGEON (T aubenapfel Revaler)--A fine-growing tree, very hardy. It has not yet fruited with us. An autumn apple in Russia of best quality for table. TNo. 128. SHEEPNOSE (Schafnase).--A moderate grower, with rounded top. Not fruited. Said to be an autumn dessert apple. No. 151. SWEET MIRON (Mir0n sacharmn').--A moderate grower, upright in habit. Not yet fruited. In Russia it is classed as one of the finest sweet apples for dessert and boiling. No. 153. Juror TRANSPARENT (Skvosnoi naliv).--A fine grower and true ironclad. A very popular fall apple over a large part of Russia. Mr. Gibb says: " This true Russian apple, on account of its good quality, heavy bearing. transparency and beauty, has become widely popular in Russia." Season here, probably September. No. 157. JUICY Wrrrrn (Bielui naliv).--This tree will grow.far north, and its habit is to produce heavy annual crops on varied soils. Fruit medium in size, yellow, tender, sub-acid.. Very good. Season north, September, and here about as early as Yellow Transparent. tNo. 161. LONGFIELD (Langerfeldsk0e).--This variety will be specially popular in Central Iowa on more

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