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PENINSULA FRUITGROWING.

MOST SUITABLE TREES TO CULTIVATE.

In our la3t issue we published a contribution from a correspondent H.M., in which we were requested to give an expert's answer as to which were the most suitable apples and tbe best kind to grow for export pur poses. We wrote to the Government Agricultural Department, and re ceived the following reply : — List of apples to grow for export; Stunner Pippin, Jonathan. Cox's Orange Pippin. Delioious

Munroe's Favourite and Worster Pearmain, if an early export variety is required

BEST ORCHARD FOR DISTRICT In reply to our query as to which are the best fruits to plant in Akaroa, I we received the following reply : — APPLES. Cookers. Dessert. Keswick Codlin E. Worcester Pairman E Reinette dv Canada N. Cox Orange Pippin M Ballarat Seidliag L. Jonatbsn A. Stunner Pippin L. PEACHES. APRICOTS. Briggs Red May. Moorpark Halua Early, Oullin's Early Im* Wiggins. proved. Muir. PLUMS. NECTARINES. Rivers Early Prolific. Goldmine. Monarch / Giant Prune. . PEARS. Burbank. P. Barry. Grand Duke. Winter Cole. Jefferson. Maria Louise Packham's Triumph. The Agricultural Department is able to supply this valuable information, as they have carried out experiments by means of their orchard plots We are indebted to Mr W. J. Courtier, orchard instructor of the Agricultural Department, for our information,

Regarding our correspondent's query 88 to the best source from which to purchase trees, that is left to the nurserymen, whose business it is to sell their trees and advertise their stocks.

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PENINSULA FRUITGROWING., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4414, 21 July 1914

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PENINSULA FRUITGROWING. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4414, 21 July 1914

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