Title: The fruits of America : containing richly colored figures, and full description of all the choicest varieties cultivated in the United States
Year: 1848 (1840s)
Authors: Hovey, C. M. (Charles Mason), 1810-1887
Subjects: Fruit Fruit
Publisher: Boston : C.C. Little and J. Brown and Hovey
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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THE JACQUES PEACH. Jniits oF ATn.eri;ca,Ptate fr° Drawn from Mature & Cliromo Tttfi^ W W. Sfiarp THE JACQUES PEACH. Jacques. American Orchardist. Jacques Yellow Rareripe, Anwrican OrcJiardist, 1st Ed.Jacques Rareripe, Piinces Pomological Maniud. The Jacques is a well known and extensively cultivated variety inthe vicinity of Boston, and throughout Massachusetts. Previous tothe introduction of the Early Crawford, it was considered the largestand finest yellow peach. It still holds a high place in the estimation ofpeach growers, producing as it does, under good treatment, beautifulspecimens ten to twelve inches in circumference. Mr. Prince states inhis Pomological Manual, that specimens have been raised weighing six-teen to seventeen ounces each. Its origin or introduction is attributed to Col. Jacques, of Somerville,Mass., though we have no authentic information on this point. It wasfirst described by Mr. Kenrick, under the name of Jacques YellowRareripe; but in the subsequent edi
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