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A Handbook of Hardy Fruits More Commonly Grown in Great Britain
Edward Ashdown Bunyard
No preview available - 2013
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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.