Catalogue of Fruit Trees Under Test at the Experimental Farm at Agassiz, British Columbia
Government printing bureau, 1900 - 75 pages
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aromatic bright red buttery conical crisp dull red firm flattened Flesh greenish Flesh white Flesh whitish Flesh yellow free bearer Fruit above medium Fruit below medium Fruit large Fruit of medium Fruit small globular greenish white heart shaped juicy and sweet June last of August late medium grower medium size melting mildly acid mildly sub-acid moderate grower moderately juicy nearly covered nursery oblate oblong obtuse oval Pippin Planted Spring 1896 pleasant flavour pyriform red cheek rich flavour ripen round roundish russet Season August Season early August Season July Season last Season November Season October Season September Seedling shallow suture Skin green Skin greenish yellow Skin yellow slightly splashed spreading grower sprightly sprinkled streaked striped strong grower sunny side sweet tapering tender thin Tree a medium Tree a moderate Tree a strong Tree a Tree Tree a vigorous Tree a weak vigorous grower weak grower Winter
Page 63 - Planted Spring 1894. Tree a strong grower. Fruit of medium size, globular, with a deep suture. Skin yellow, with a deep red cheek and a light red over nearly the whole surface. Flesh whitish, juicy, sweet. Season last of July. 12.— Barnard's Rare Ripe. Planted Spring 1891. Tree a strong grower. Fruit of medium size, with a shallow suture. Skin rich yellow, almost covered with dots and splashes of deep red. Flesh yellow, juicy, rich and of fine quality. Season last of August and early September....
Page 68 - Fruit large, roundish, with a deep suture. Skin greenish yellow, with dots and splashes of red. Flesh whitish, firm, moderately juicy and sweet. Season last of September. 210.— Williamson's Choice. Planted Spring 1891. Tree a strong grower. 211.— Wonderful. Planted Spring 1891. Tree a strong grower. 212. —Yellow Rareripe. Planted Spring 1894. Tree a strong grower.
Page 32 - Winter. APPLES PREFERRED FOR COMMERCIAL ORCHARDS. Of the apples that have yet fruited on the Experimental Farm, the following would be preferred for winter, if planting a commercial orchard : — SALOME.
Page 64 - Planted Spring 1896. Tree a slow grower. 31.— Burke. Planted Spring 1891. Tree a vigorous grower. Fruit does not ripen. 32.— Chair's Choice. Planted Spring 1890. Tree a strong grower. Fruit of medium size, globular, with a shallow suture. Skin yellow, with a deep red cheek. Flesh yellow, firm, sweet, not very juicy.
Page 18 - Tree a vigorous grower. Fruit of medium size, roundish, conical. Skin nearly covered with dark red, and sprinkled with whitish dots. Flesh white, juicy, tender, pleasant, mildly acid, quality good. Season January and February. 498.— Ingram. Planted Spring 1894. Tree a vigorous grower. Fruit below medium size, roundish, oblate. Skin green, nearly covered with splashes of red, and sprinkled with whitish dots. Flesh yellowish white, crisp, juicy, a pleasant sub-acid, quality good. Season midwinter....
Page 10 - Buckingham. Planted Spring 1895. Tree a vigorous grower. Fruit above medium size, oblate, conical. Skin greenish yellow, mostly covered with light and dark red and sprinkled with brown dots. Flesh yellowish, coarse, breaking, juicy, mildly sub-acid, quality very good. Season November and December. 157. — Buda. In nursery. 158.— Buncombe. Planted Spring 1896.