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Image 6 of Kentucky fruit notes, vol. 3, No. 2, July 1946

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stated that "Canned apple products Grays Red, Skelton, Carson, l·Zar1·.· to F accounted for ll percent of all ap- Mclntosh, and l’ennock, 'l`hey ;.ij _ pciii ples sold either canned or fresh by ripen from two to four weeks afp, sh<‘l‘ retail stores in Upper New York. Transparent and probably do ni.- 5 W Applesauce represented practically fit with any plan to get the that i was all of proportion." Eleven percent apples on the market. At any rat.-_ — and represents a large amount of ap- in your locality, they would be tl;. , appl ples, and the consumption of can- first of those varieties on tin ’ at i ned applesauce is increasing. It is market. ·_ adul my opinion that with an over—pro- There is no question but what ti,. . and duction year. We will Svc il t.Z1`t‘iil tree population of the United Stan, . "“`.h deal more p1'OCQSSiIlg' in One Wily O1` is very low, and if no more trer. iv SPM 3}¤0th€1` than WC NWC CVG? SPUN iii are planted from l9~lti to 1950 tha; i nn; tie past. from 1040 to 1945, a ireat manv an- ‘ I ineniinnnd n irniie neo the pie districts are aaai} to be at.; I; ‘ aiu variety Wrixparent. I personally business. When planning to plar: `n'<"` do ¤0l k¤0W tim Wi`iXDiii`0¤i \'i¤i`i¢?iY- a new orchard sufficient eapitaj I APY It is highly Hd\‘0l`tlS€d LIS il \'Ul‘Y should be available to carrv ;; ` imc €3i`1Y. I31`g€ BPDIG of the Ti`¤il$D€¤i`· through the first l0 vears aftt; * in ll €¤t tYP€· but €€i1`Ii€1`- I ¤¤d€1`5l¤¤d planting. If not available, the acn. ami f1`0m g1`0\\'€1`$ hel? HT the m00Ti¤g age should be reduced to com llild that it h3$ 3 10¤`€il YBDUIHUOU for within the amount obtainable, og 5 PW $10W ernwtii 35 3 YOUUS U'€€· the planting mav be a disappoint. [ limi The Carolina Red June is ei fine ment. On {iit—t»t`1n·i— hand. 1‘t·t—sa»¤—_ Y <·¢n* red ¤DDI€ i`iD€¤i¤g about 5 (MKS enthusiasm nearly make up for A Ull after Transparent, but it is inclined Some Cupjm]_ ` Q A to be small, which just about elim- · , , _ _ · _ _ . _ a i inenee it ee e yenety te nlnne Tne nigT5'·iiiZ"L$ni*ft$.iTiit till?-·i?i"F.`Z-Vt ent Eeny Henyeee ee eeenn in senin nite iii;ipm·i‘i—ka; ma ·.ii“{i.tf e nel · _· · _ · ,— ». ¤ ». e ¤ cli- _ _ _ Missouii, is not a profitable variety. tel t,. H ., , { .k, . , .; ‘ >C¢ It is too small soft and has a poor Hm Q M {*0 O .m`l ° *1 t“`”'F‘ diff i producing center. Its rather seli- t _ _ §1;‘i${’;n°Q{P};`é¤3‘;‘?)0{‘{§3ii“ “’“d°“°Y ee ish and nai-row to say. ··1‘m tot. oi.; I nnnenetend tne yenety Henry iiiai)1{iiE—§`iZ YiL°}§Ti{ii· kiiiii1$i·liti$—ii- “°‘ Clay has been mentioned and plant- VOU “.0uld`1ikC ,0 do W you l V-°<* ed ee 3 posslble worthy apple te growing fruit. Even if you have itil » A i compete with Transparent in this Cmldmh Ol. 1.c1,,U\,C< ` to {0110,,, _ dei neetef the c°LmUy· In South MIS' what better heritage is there to leave 1 9 _` Zi`§§”i`XhSl`iiBFkh?$Q? §§°§iéL}§°’R¥Z te ei"` eennny tnen e eeee en·n=ne- i iii find its ripening date almost two 8 Sdmplc Of A Job “LH dom" Q mt weeks after Transparent. I clon’t * \`€· doubt but what it could be picked PLUM CURCULI0 .` PO earlier, as it has large size. We do SITUATION i in ‘ not recommend it for planting in _ · our locality, as the tree makes a W~ D- ARMSTRONG `_ rather poor growth, the fruit lacks Plum curculio adults made their ‘ finish, is not of good appearance, and appearance earlier this spring anti if drops badly. There are other in greater numbers than in any · vagielties ripening at that time year that we have record of. The · fi; w ic are better. first adult was jarretl from a peach A very fine red apple ripening tree near Paducah by a grower on . D1 two to three weeks after Transpar- March 18. On March 20. two adults " l<" ent is Carlton. It is a New York were collected by jarring at the St introduction and described by them Spray Service Headquarters at § CL as large, round-conic, with an at- Princeton. On March 24 and 20 ‘ Yi tractive red color. As we grow it adults were collected in large num- . lil at the station the tree is vigorous, bers (8 to 27 per treet, chiefly ill bears annual large crops of juicy on the two or three outside rows. bl sub-acid apples, which keep and by jarring or "bumping" trees in V lit ship well. One excellent character- some commercial peach orchards if istic is its habit of bearing young. near Paducah and Mayfield. At 2 rl Other summer varieties that that time, many petals still remain- ll have done exceedingly well at the ed on the peach blossoms, it being station are Summer Champion, a unique experience in this section ll l