Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ict and found to be well adapted to it. Ashardy as the Greening. 21 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A. 1899 SPITZ EN BURGH. {Esopus Spitzenburgh.)One of the finest dessert apples for late winter use, and widely planted by early settlersthroughout southern Ontario. It has proved to be unprofitable as a commercial apple, because the tree is liable to disease, and yieldssmall crops in consequence. Origin, Esopus, on the Hudsonriver. Tree, lacking in vigor, often show-ing dead or feeble wood; Upright,spreading, with drooping limbs whenin bearin

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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ict and found to be well adapted to it. Ashardy as the Greening. 21 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A. 1899 SPITZ EN BURGH. {Esopus Spitzenburgh.)One of the finest dessert apples for late winter use, and widely planted by early settlersthroughout southern Ontario. It has proved to be unprofitable as a commercial apple, because the tree is liable to disease, and yieldssmall crops in consequence. Origin, Esopus, on the Hudsonriver. Tree, lacking in vigor, often show-ing dead or feeble wood; Upright,spreading, with drooping limbs whenin bearin
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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . ict and found to be well adapted to it. Ashardy as the Greening. 21 62 Victoria. Sessional Papers (No. 21). A. 1899 SPITZ EN BURGH. {Esopus Spitzenburgh.)One of the finest dessert apples for late winter use, and widely planted by early settlersthroughout southern Ontario. It has proved to be unprofitable as a commercial apple, because the tree is liable to disease, and yieldssmall crops in consequence. Origin, Esopus, on the Hudsonriver. Tree, lacking in vigor, often show-ing dead or feeble wood; Upright,spreading, with drooping limbs whenin bearing ; fairly hardy, FauiT, size, medium to large, ob-long, slightly conical : skin, strawcolor in shade, but usually nearlycovered with bright red, and dark redin sun, with a few stripes, and manyobscure gray dots ; stalk, seven-eighthsof an inch long in a narrow deep cavity;calyx, nearly closed, set in a narroAvbasin of medium depth, slightly corru-gated. Flesh, yellowish white ; texture,crisp, juicy, breaking ; flavor, brisk,rich, delicious.. Spitzenburgh.Season, December to March.Qi \lity, tirst class for all purposes.