Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ias been of late so subject toscab and cracking of the fruit,that it has lost favor withgrowers, notwithstanding itsexcellent quality. ORIGIN, discovered by Van-Mons about the year 1810 inEastern Flanders, and distribu-ted among his friends. Tree, first class in hardiness ; J&k^ Section of Flemish Beauty. 64 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A.1899 HOWELL. One of the best market pears of its season for southern Ontario, especially where grown ona standard. Its vigor of tree, regularity of bearing, clear skin, and good size and quality makei

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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ias been of late so subject toscab and cracking of the fruit,that it has lost favor withgrowers, notwithstanding itsexcellent quality. ORIGIN, discovered by Van-Mons about the year 1810 inEastern Flanders, and distribu-ted among his friends. Tree, first class in hardiness ;  J&k^ Section of Flemish Beauty. 64 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A.1899 HOWELL. One of the best market pears of its season for southern Ontario, especially where grown ona standard. Its vigor of tree, regularity of bearing, clear skin, and good size and quality makei Stock Photo
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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ias been of late so subject toscab and cracking of the fruit,that it has lost favor withgrowers, notwithstanding itsexcellent quality. ORIGIN, discovered by Van-Mons about the year 1810 inEastern Flanders, and distribu-ted among his friends. Tree, first class in hardiness ; J&k^ Section of Flemish Beauty. 64 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A.1899 HOWELL. One of the best market pears of its season for southern Ontario, especially where grown ona standard. Its vigor of tree, regularity of bearing, clear skin, and good size and quality makei
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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ias been of late so subject toscab and cracking of the fruit,that it has lost favor withgrowers, notwithstanding itsexcellent quality. ORIGIN, discovered by Van-Mons about the year 1810 inEastern Flanders, and distribu-ted among his friends. Tree, first class in hardiness ; \ J&k^ Section of Flemish Beauty. 64 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A.1899 HOWELL. One of the best market pears of its season for southern Ontario, especially where grown ona standard. Its vigor of tree, regularity of bearing, clear skin, and good size and quality makeit a desirable variety for the commercial orchard. Origin, New Haven, Conn. Namedafter the originator, Thomas Howell. Tree, upright, healthy and vigorous,an early bearer, productive. Fruit, large, obovate pyriform ;sl<in, yellowish green, waxen, reddislidofs on sunny side, russet dots inshade ; stem one and three-quarterinches long ; no cavity, sometimeslipped ; calyx partly open in a deeprusseted basin ; core small : seeds fe\\\small.. Flesh, creamy white, juicy, melting, granular near the core ; flavoragreeable, vinous ; a little tar. .Season, middle September to middleof October. Tested twenty-five years at Maple-hurst, Grimsby.