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A Handbook of Hardy Fruits More Commonly Grown in Great Britain
Edward A. (Edward Ashdown) Bunyard
No preview available - 2012
acid Adam's Pearmain apple aromatic Bergamotte Beurre Blenheim Blenheim Orange brown-red flush Calville closed Codlin Colour compact crenate crimson flush crisp Culinary or dessert curved serrate dark deep basin deep cavity delicious Doyenne faint stripes fairly large fertility moderate finely serrate firm flattened round Flesh flush and stripes fruit Golden Golden Noble golden-yellow greenish greenish-yellow grown Growth Herefordshire Pomona introduced by Messrs irregular irregularly serrate juicy King's Acre Leaf little upfolded long oval March medium melting narrow cavity nearly flat Nonpareil October to November Olivier de Serres Origin pale yellow pea green pear Pearmain Pippin pomologist pyriform raised red flush Reinette ribbed basin Ribston Pippin Ronalds round conical round oval roundish russet cavity russet dots Seedling September shallow basin shallow cavity shallow serrate sharply serrate short and stout Skin slender slight slightly russet slightly upfolded smooth Stem sub-acid sweet tender tree undulating variety vigorous woody yellowish
Page 11 - I have, however, attempted to make a key to the varieties described in the following pages in the hope that it will be of some service to the pomological student.
Page 11 - Conical are those which are higher than wide and which taper more or less to the eye ; oblong those which are higher than broad but with an inclination to flatness at eye and stem. Oval fruits are those which taper equally to eye and stem, but are higher than broad.
Page 18 - Api Petit : see Api. Api Rouge : see Api. Aporta : see Emperor Alexander. Arbroath Pippin : see Oslin.
Page 82 - Origin, raised in the garden of the Marquis of Exeter, at Burghley, near Stamford.