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Title: Catalogue of seeds, agricultural & horticultural supplies and guide for the garden, field & farm
Year: 1893 (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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iiton Acerifolium. [FlameTree]. Of fine sturdypyramidal growth,with large hand-some foliage, pro-ducing masses of scar-let flowers, whichare thrown out wellabove the foliage,making a grand effectwhen mixed with other trees 20 30 3 00 Casuariiia Equisetifolia. Beef-wood. Wood very dur-able under ground forpiles and jetties. Alsovery valuable for fuel… 150 1 00Glauca. Blue She Oak.Araucaria Excelsa Very rapid growing andvaluable for fuel. Also useful for staves. A good shelter tree 75 1 25 Casnarina Quadrivalvis. Coast She Oak. Very valuable for sea coast culture, toprevent the inroads of the sea upon sand hills. Of quick growth. Wood valuable for shingles, etc., and a first class fuel 60 1 00 Stricta. She Oak. Is tougher than the other species. Excellent wood for tool handles 30 1 00 Suberosa. Erect She Oak. A beautiful shade tree. Valuable for fuel 60 150 Torulosa. Forest Oak. Wood very valuable for timber, also for fuel, burn-ing to a clear white ash, and leaving no cinders 75 1 00
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Descriptive Catalogue of Seeds. 79 AUSTRALIAN TREE AND SHRUB SEEDS-Continued. Heig.it Price Pricein fe;t. per oz. per lb. Eucalyptus Amygdalina. Messmate Gum. Belonging to this variety are the tallesttrees in the world In Gippsland, Australia, are trees over 500 feet inheight. Makes first class timber for flooring boards, scantling, etc., andis well suited for avenue planting 400 $1 00 Baileyana. Timber splits easily, and is straight-grained. Much used in Queensland for shingles. Branches spreading, with dense foliage 100 1 50 Bicolor. [Bastard Box]. Timber of great strength and durability. Useful for piles and railroad ties 150 1 00 Callosa. Not to be confounded with Colossea. A scarce variety fromWestern Australia. Timber of good quality, and more easily workedthan most of the other kinds. Also good for fuel 200 2 00 Calophylla. Ornamental, of rapid growth, with white flowers. Timber also valuable for carpentry above ground 50 1 50 Citriodora. [Lemon-scented Gum]. A fine ornamental
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