Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . Section of Roxbury Russet. Adaptation. Long tested in the Niagara district 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 de

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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . Section of Roxbury Russet. Adaptation. Long tested in the Niagara district 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 de
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Ontario Sessional Papers, 1898-99, No.18-25 . Section of Roxbury Russet. Adaptation. Long tested in the Niagara district 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

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