By Robert E Gough

ISBN-10: 1560229381

ISBN-13: 9781560229384

ISBN-10: 156022939X

ISBN-13: 9781560229391

An A-to-Z examine the realm of small end result whereas there are various books on small fruit tradition, their concentration is frequently very particular or restrained to simply a number of species. choked with necessary details, An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit is the excellent A-to-Z reference that not just info all temperate and tropical small fruit grown through the global, but additionally offers an outline and tradition of every. This easy-to-use unmarried quantity covers every little thing beginner growers have to produce and nurture their favorites and to profit in regards to the exotics to boot. As useful because it is informative, An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit bargains the house grower and layperson entry to the hard-to-find evidence at the heritage and use of our such a lot important—and so much obscure—small fruit. entire with over four hundred easy-to-understand entries, a necessary thesaurus masking the main ordinary phrases, and an in depth reference part for additional analyzing, this useful directory is the original textual content that's either useful consultant and enlightening source. An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit covers: • the background of temperate and tropical small fruit • historical past of use • international construction figures • vegetative and reproductive facets • cultural practices • pruning, education, fertilization, and planting • harvest standards • present and customary makes use of • hardiness adaptability according to USDA hardiness zones and appears intimately at culmination akin to: • akebia • belle apple • bearberry • custard banana • bilberry • blackcap • Barbados and floor cherries • carissa • cranberry • elderberry • hottentot fig • grape • goumi • guava • lingonberry • monox • autumn olive • prickly pear • quince • raspberry • rosehips • serviceberry • tayberry • umkokolo • whortleberry • and plenty of, many extra! An Encyclopedia of Small Fruit is a perfect source for the house grower, normal fruit backyard fanatic, and small advertisement growers in addition to for college-level scholars and educators concentrating on small fruit creation and pomology.

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2002). governor’s plum: Flacourtiaceae. RAMONTCHI, RUKAM. Flacourtia indica Merr. is a shrub native to Madagascar and southern Asia adapted to areas of the United States that experience little frost. 5 meters (12 feet) and the bush is usually lightly armed. 5 centimeters (1 inch) in diameter, maturing in summer; fruit skin almost black, flesh juicy and ranges from sweet to acid. The plants are dioecious. This species is propagated by seed, cuttings of mature wood, or by grafting. The culture of this entire genus is easy and plants grow well on both sandy and limey soils.

BARBADOS CHERRY. 5 feet) in height grown for its edible, waxy, cherrysized fruit. The fruit has a single large seed, smooth, crimson skin, and three prominent ribs, and contains the highest vitamin C content of any common fruit, having a concentration of the vitamin 60 times greater than that of orange juice. Only the hips from Rosa rugosa contain a higher concentration of this vitamin. There has been some taxonomic confusion regarding this species. Though we now know that Barbados cherry may actually be a hybrid of M.

BLACK CROWBERRY, CRAKEBERRY, CURLEW BERRY, MONOX. The plant reaches a height of about 25 centimeters (10 inches) and is hardy to zone 2. 25 inch) in diameter. crucifixion berry (Shepherdia argentea): See buffaloberry. cup, sweet (Passiflora maliformis): See passionfruit. curlewberry (Empetrum nigrum): See crowberry. currant: See Ribes. currant, Nebraska (Shepherdia argentea): See buffaloberry. currant, zante (Vitis vinifera): See grape. curuba (Passiflora mollissima): See passionfruit. © 2008 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC Bob Gough D 33 dangleberry (Gaylussacia frondosa): See huckleberry.

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