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. -18 PDF (1.9 MB)
Fr- _ 17 Nawles Janet. BurToN-Knows it well; productive; begins to bear at 5 years from planting; in full bearing at 8 years; is not injured by hard frosts; should not be gathered before 20th of October; in sea- son from March to July; makes a fine orchard tree; needs very lit- tle pruning; quality very good. MEnews-My trees were planted in 1846, fruited in 1853; trees make a thrifty spreading growth; hardy and very product- ive; quality "good;" may prove "I very good." EDWARDS, Troy, Walworth County-Blossoms late; very pro- ductive; of excellent quality at maturity. Recommended for general cultivation, except at the far North. Limber Twig. BuAYTox-The variety in cultivation is a higher flavored, smaller fruit than that described by Elliott and Thomas, and is probably a seedling from that variety; in season from March till June; best in May; very productive. FaMOUa& BaRAYoN-Does well in all soils; quality "' very good;" not rich in flavor, but pleasant and agreeable. HAwroaD-Agree with Mr. B.; consider the variety indispens- able. HAwLzy-.k good grower; very productive; an excellent and a valuable variety. Recommended for general cultivation. Peak's Pleasant Cmxn-econd to none as an eating fruit from January to MarchL Tree a good grower, bearing annually fair crops of handsome fruit. 3 0 - - - - .#11 I
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