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Image from page 345 of “The fruits of America : containing richly colored figures, and full description of all the choicest varieties cultivated in the United States” (1848)

Image from page 345 of “The fruits of America : containing richly colored figures, and full description of all the choicest varieties cultivated in the United States” (1848)
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Title: The fruits of America : containing richly colored figures, and full description of all the choicest varieties cultivated in the United States
Year: 1848 (1840s)
Authors: Hovey, C. M. (Charles Mason), 1810-1887
Subjects: Fruit Fruit
Publisher: Boston : C.C. Little and J. Brown and Hovey
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
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handsome, with a deep yellowskin, and a brightly tinted red cheek, with only a moderately downysurface. Its juice is very abundant, rich and deHcious. The tree is a good grower, with moderately stout reddish shoots, anda rather spreading habit. It appears unusually hardy, and producesfine crops. It ripens a week or so after the Early Crawford. Leaves.—Medium size, crenate, with reniform glands. Flowees.—Small, pale red. Fruit.—Large, from three to four inches broad, and three to threeand a half inches deep: Form, roundish, with a shallow suture endingin a depression at the summit, one side shghtly larger than the other ;cavity at the base broad but not very deep : Skin, yellow, streaked andmottled with red in the shade, and of a lively red in the sun: Flesh,deep yellow, melting, and rayed with red at the stone, from which itparts freely: Juice, tolerably abundant, sweet, sprightly and excellent:Stone, medium size, ovate, not very rugged. Ripe about the middle of September. [57]

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-.T** THE CUTTERS YELLOW PEACE, frmti of Amerrca Plate K Drawn Froiu Katxrre S Cfiromo [ctli^brW, SKarp THE CUTTERS YELLOW PEACH. Gutters Yellow. Yellow Red Rareripe, Kenricks American Orchardist.Red and Yellow Rareripe, Mannings Book of Fruits. The origin of several of our native peaches is involved in so muchuncertainty, that we have thought it an almost useless task to ascertainwhen and by whom they have been produced. The present variety isone of those whose origin is unknown, or at least one in regard towhich we have been unable to obtain any information. This peach has been cultivated for several years in the neighborhoodof Boston, and was first introduced to notice by Mr. W. Kenrick, ofNewton, Mass., under the name of the Yellow Red Rareripe, and de-scribed by him in his American Orchardist. Subsequently, Mr. R.Manning, in his Book of Fruits, called it the Red and Yellow Rareripe.But some twelve years ago we obtained trees of Mr. Kenrick, for ourspecimen collection, under the n

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