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Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / Annual report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society for the year ending July 1, 1921
Vol. LI (1921)

Fruits recommended for culture in Wisconsin,   pp. [7]-9 PDF (544.1 KB)


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WISCONSIN   STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY            9
RASPBERRIES.
Black: Conrath, Cumberland, Gregg, Plum Farmer.
Red: Cuthbert, Marlboro, King.
Purple: Columblan.
CURRANTS.
Red: Red Cross, Perfection, Pomona, Wilder.
White: White Grape.
Black: Lee's Prolific, Naples.
GOOSEBERRIES.
Downing.
WARNING. Currant and Gooseberry bushes should not be planted
or permitted to remain within 600 yards of white pine, especially in
the northwestern counties. They spread the blister rust, a disea"e
which kills young white pine trees. This applies to ornamental flowv
ering currants also.-State Department of Agriculture.
PEARS.
On account of the prevalence of blight and winterkillling, pears are
not generally recommended for Wisconsin. Good crops are occasion-
ally produced under favorable conditions, especially in the south-
eastern part of the state. The following list includes both early and
late varieties:
AnJou, Bartlett, Clairgeau, Clapp Favorite, Early Bergamot, Flemish
Beauty, Idaho, Kieffer, Lawrence, Louise, Seckel, Sheldon, Vermont
Beauty.
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