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Identifier: catalogueofseeds1895germ
Title: Catalogue of seeds, agricultural & horticultural supplies and guide for the garden, field & farm
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: Germain Seed and Plant Company Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs Flowers Seeds Catalogs Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Catalogs Fruit trees Catalogs Greenhouse plants Catalogs Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Germain
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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Bay View. Cassaba. Prolific Nutmeg. Skillmans Fine Netted. Surprise. Montreal Nutmeg*, grows to an immense size; deep ribbed; flattened at both ends, very thickflesh, rich in flavor, (see cut) Osage, the most fragrant and delicious Musk Melon grown. Pineapple, early and productive; flesh green, thick and juicy Prolific Nutmeg, a very good, hardy, and prolific variety; fruit medium size, sometimes prettylarge; roundish, netted; flesh thick, green, and of verv excellent flavor, (see cut) Skillmans Fine Netted, flesh deep green, of delicious flavor; early, (see cut) Surprise, this sort has a thin, cream-colored skin, and thick, salmon-colored flesh; is an earlyvariety of delicious flavor, (see cut) >Yhite Japan, a medium sized, roundish variety; flesh sweetest of all, and a rich cream color…. MELON—(WATER). Sandia—Wassermelone—Melon cV Eau.

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Evolution from the Water Melon. As soon as the weather becomes settled and warm, select soil and manure as recommended for MuskMelons. Plant in hills six to eight feet apart, six to ten seeds, one inch deep, and thin to three best plants.Hoe often, and gradually hill up until the vines touch, and after the flowers appear, pinch off the extreme endof the most luxuriant shoots. Per oz. Per lb. Black Spanish, medium size, round, black-seeded, red flesh, thin rind, small vine; will admit of closer planting than the other varieties; a fine melon, of the best quality 10c $0 50 Citron, for Preserves, (red-seeded); the standard old variety for preserves, good also for feeding cattle lfc 70 Colorado Pie Melon, {Melon Pumpkin), good for feeding cattle or for pies; flesh very firm and solid, with a small proportion of seeds 10c 1 00 Cuban Queen, (see cut), beautifully marked, light and dark green; solid, crisp, bright red flesh ; grows to an immense size 10c 50 Bark Icing, or Ice Rind, round, so

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