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Hasty Notes on Trees and Shrubs of Northern Europe and Asia (1883)
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Page 25 - I understood it to be but 26 years planted. It seems to be a faster grower than Suavolens. P. SUAVOLENS is a native, says Mr. Maximowitch, of very cold districts in Eastern Siberia, also of Kamtschatka and the islands, of the coast. It grows to a height of 50 or 60 feet, with a trunk; two or three feet in diameter, and is a good street tree. Branches round. P. SIBERICA is another variety ; foliage slightly broader, and Mr. Wagner, of Riga, says it grows to be a good sized
Page 5 - AE DOUGLASS, New York City. On the Russian Apples imported by US Dept. Agriculture. By C. Gibbs. Hasty Notes on Trees and Shrubs of Northern Europe and Asia. By C. Gibbs. Fruits for the Cold North. By C. Gibbs. Historical Magazine. NS Vols. I, II, III, IV, V, 6 ; VI, VII, VIII, 2.