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Identifier: americanhomegard00wats
Title: The American home garden
Year: 1860 (1860s)
Authors: Watson, Alexander, gardener. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Gardening
Publisher: New York, Harper & brothers
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Purple Guigne. Mayduke. Elton. 3. ELTON {Fig. 198). Tree vigorous, spreading. Fruit pretty large, slightly pointed; pale yellow, with abright red, mottled cheek. Flesh rather firm, but juicy, rich, and excellent. Ripens about the middle of June, immediately after theINIayduke. 386 AMERICAN HOME garden. 4. knights EARLY BLACK {Ficj. 199). Tree of moderate vigor, spreading.Fruit rather large, irregular, dark purple.Flesh purple, tender, juicy, and fine-flavored.Ripens about the middle of June. 5. BLACK HEART {Ficj. 200). Early Black. Black Russian.Tree vigorous, erect. Fruit of medium size, uneven in outline ; dark purple.Flesh purple, tender, juicy, and sweet.Ripens from the middle to the last of June. Fig. 199. Fig. 200. Fig. 201.

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