The apple ... What it is: How to grow it

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J.S. Parks, printer, 1898 - Apples - 229 pages
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Page 18 - Fruit of medium size, regularly formed, roundish conical, or tapering to the eye. Skin thin and smooth, the ground clear light yellow, nearly covered by lively red stripes, and deepening into brilliant or dark red in the sun. Stalk three-fourths of an inch long, rather slender, inserted in a deep, regular cavity. Calyx set in a deep, rather broad basin. Flesh white, rarely a little pinkish, very tender and juicy, with a mild, sprightly, vinous flavor.
Page 4 - If any person shall cut down, injure, or destroy, or carry away, any tree, placed or growing for use, shade or ornament ; or any timber, rails, or wood, standing, being or growing on the land of any other person...
Page 31 - Fruit large, roundish, and narrowing a little to the eye. Skin yellow in the shade, but nearly covered and striped with crimson, red, and orange, in the sun ; dotted with a few large russet dots, and with radiating streaks of russet about the stalk. Calyx closed, and set in a rather narrow, plaited basin. Stalk half to...
Page 4 - ... shall be punished by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars and not less than two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment...
Page 34 - Mass., and is of first rate quality. The tree is a vigorous grower, forming a handsome branching head, and bears very large crops. It is worthy of. extensive orchard culture. " Fruit large, roundish-oblong, much narrower near the eye. Skin smooth, striped with splashes, and irregular broken stripes of pale...
Page 40 - Domine is a sprightly, juicy, long keeping winter fruit. Fruit of medium size, flat. Skin lively greenish-yellow in the shade, with stripes and splashes of bright red in the sun, and pretty large russet specks. Stalk long and slender, planted in a wide cavity and inclining to one side. Calyx small, in a broad basin moderately sunk. Flesh white, exceedingly tender and juicy, with a sprightly pleasant, though not high flavour.
Page 31 - New England apples, and is unquestionably a first-rate fruit in all respects. It is a native of Massachusetts, and is more largely cultivated for the Boston market than any other sort. It bears most abundantly...
Page 15 - The origin of this apple is unknown. JS Downer, of Kentucky, writes that old trees are there found from which suckers are taken in way of propagating. The tree is very hardy, a free grower, with very dark reddish brown slightly grayish young wood, forming an erect, round head, bearing early and abundantly. In quality it is not first rate, but from its early productiveness, habit of blooming late in...
Page 219 - Have water half surround apples. Remove skins carefully, that the red color may remain, and • arrange on serving dish. To the water add one cup sugar, grated rind one-half lemon, and juice one orange; simmer until reduced to one cup.
Page 18 - Jonathan is a very beautiful dessert apple, and its great beauty, good flavour, vigorous growth and productiveness, unite to recommend it to orchard planters. The original tree of this new sort is growing on the farm of Mr.

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