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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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of this variety; a tree of "n Fameuse " which stood beside it,
was full of blossoms, bore no fruit. The quality of the fruit is
"best;" tree a moderate grower. Should recommend it for gene-
ral cultivation.
  0. S. IIATnSUN, of Brookfield-An early and an annual bearer;
very productive; fruit large, and better than any other I cul-
tivate; a long keeper; shouid be kept in boxes or barrels. My
soil is a rich loam, sub-soil clay, over lime-stone.
   Recommended for general cultivation.
                 English Golden Ruasett.
  HioiRDw-Disseminated in the West as '" Golden Russett;"
hardy; an early bearer; very productive; a good keeper; more
valuable for this latitude than Roxbury Russett; is inclined to
  BRArToN-May always be distinguished from the English
Russett, by its diverging habit, and dark colored shoots. A very
hardy tree; comes into full bearing rather early; fruit should be
kept in barrels. Agrees with Mr. H. with respect to its superior-
ity over Rorbury Russett.
  H. J. STARiN, of Whitewater-Objects to the a Russetts" gen-
erally, on account of their tendency to shrivel.
  HAwLzy-A fair grower; very productive; keeps longer than
Roxbury Russett, and is perhaps superior in quality; should not
however fail to plant some trees of Roxbury Russett; does not
shrivel when kept in barrels.
   Recommended for general cultivation.
                     English Russett.
  BRAYToN-A good and a rapid grower; tolerably hardy; very
productive; very valuable as a market fruit; stands bruising with-
out rotting; doubtful if it will do well on prairie soils.
  G. KntNzy-0ne of the best of the long-keeping varieties.
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