A Catalogue of the Fruits Cultivated in the Garden of the Horticultural Society of London

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Page 72 - ... 1835. In it I proposed the practical application of my mode of grafting to the economical and expeditious proving of the unproved varieties of the vine. This was suggested by the following notice in the Catalogue of Fruits grown in the London Horticultural Society's Garden in 1831, under the article " Grapes : " — " The varieties of grapes are found to be in great confusion ; and much difference of opinion exists respecting the comparative merits, as well as the nomenclature, of many of the...
Page 72 - Gardening. meantime, the generally known and acknowledged merits and characters of some have been given ; others, less certain, have been left without attaching any remark till circumstances admit of the whole being properly examined.
Page 163 - July woolly. the Prolific, and also those sterile plants commonly called Males, which have long stamens. The latter ought in all cases to be entirely destroyed. They may be distinguished from the prolific by their flowers being scarcely so large, and the receptacle of the fructification small and imperfect.

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