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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.

Winter fruits,   pp. [7]-18 PDF (1.9 MB)

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  Wm. BInGz, of Whitewater-Grafted three large trees 5 years
ago; bore good crops this year; soil sandy.
  (G. KINNEY, of Whitewater-Trees two and three years plant-
ed, have borne this year.
  H. A. CONGAR, of Whitewater-On sandy soils, a good and
regular bearer.
. HAWLEY-Have trees stock-grafted, nine years planted; bear
moderately on alternate years; fruit fair and handsome; trees grow
   Recommended for general cultivation when
                       Bed Canada
  HuwoRDo-A moderate grower; hardy; quality "1best."
  BaRAroN-Slow grower; productive; quality "best."
  CmLD-A first rate, long-keeping fruit, bearing fine crops on
alternate seasons; may be kept in perfection until May; tree has
an open habit, freely admitting light to every fruit.
   Recommended for general cultivation.
                 Ehode Island Greening.
  KINNyY-No apple is better known than this; would recom-
mend it for general cultivation without discussion.
  CONGAR-Has grown this variety on light sandy soil; a good
bearer; has had 21 bushels fruit from a tree 7 years planted.
  BaAYToN-Has stock-grafted trees on a rich loam; bears mod-
erately; blossom buds tender; not worth planting if root-grafted.
  HANroaD--When stock-worked, an early, and a profuse bearer.
  CHILD-Has proved with me an early, regular bearer, and
very productive. Eleven bushels of unsurpassable fruit is the past
season's product of five trees, seven years planted. These trees
are budded near the ground, are growing in a heavy soil, and have
borne good crops for four years past.
   Recommended for general cultivation, when

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