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Wisconsin Fruit Growers' Association / Transactions of the Wisconsin Fruit Growers' Association for the year 1855; including the award of premiums at the annual exhibition, held at Milwaukee, on the 18th, 19th and 20th days of Sept., and the report of the convention, held at Whitewater on the 12th and 13th days of September, etc., etc.

Fall and early winter varieties,   pp. 18-21 PDF (636.3 KB)

Page 18

   HAWLEY-My trees planted in 1847; they grow well. This
variety has not proved an early bearer nor to this time has it proved
productive. Quality "1 beet."
                      Newtown Pippmn.
  HAwLEY-Havs six trees planted in 1848; have borne but lit-
tle until the present season, when three trees bore large crops
of fine fair fruit.
                     Roibury RussetL
  HAWLEY-In its habit of bearing resembles R. I. Greening;
fruit double the size of the beft specimens I have seen from the
East.  May be kept about as long as English Golden Russett.
Quality " very good ;" tree a moderate grower.
  CONGAR-One of the best bearers; my trees are root-grafted;
soil sandy and dry; from a tree 9 years planted, had three and
a half bushels of fruit.
  SLocum-My best specimens are from root-grafted trees.
  STARIN-My trees are root-grafted; they are hardy, healthy,
and bear well.
  A. KiNNEY-My trees are root-grafted and are planted in a
clavey loam; have lost some trees by the severity of the winter.
  BRAVToN-Set out some root-grafted trees 9 years ago, lost two
of the lot; from the others have not had more than a dozen speci-
mens; from one graft inserted at the same time in a strong stock,
have taken more than two barrels of fruit; do not think it desir-
able when root-grafted. In season from October to February,
when not picked until October.

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