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)
13 the next Annual Exhibition and Convention of the Association, be held after the fair of the State Agricultural Society. On motion of Mr. HANFORD, Resolved that for the accommodation of those who may wish to ex- hibit early fruits, the Executive Committee be re- quested to make arrangements for an exhibition at some time before the 10th of October. On motion of Mr. CONGAR, Resolved that the Executive Committee be requested to determine upon, and publish -at an early day a general outline of business for the coming year. Convention adjourned for one hour. Wednesday, 2 o'clock P. M. Discussion of Winter Fruits resumed. Swaar. HANro"=-Productive; an early bearer; my trees are stock- grafted; soil a stiff loam; quality, " beat." HAwLzY-An early and an annual bearer; not productive; trees grow well; soil a clayey loam. SLocuW-My experience agrees with that of Mr. HA1N7oan, but my trees are root-grafted. BRAYTON-Will rarely make good trees when root-grafted; is apt to be upset by the winds; if stock-worked the Swaar is likely to overgrow the stock and break off; should always be worked standard high on strong growing sorta; when properly worked, is a productive variety. I
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