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Manual of the Vine (Classic Reprint)

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At about the same time, a small grape of surpassing beauty and most excellent avor, attracted the attention of Mr. A. Thomson of Delaware, Ohio, and was exhibited by him at the County Fairs, under the name of the Heath Grape; a few years later, after becoming fully assured of its great value, he introduced it to the public under the name of Delaware. But its great excellence proved a hindrance to its dissemination, for it was claimed that no grape of such high excellence could be of American origin.

Mr. Thomson had become intimately acquainted with the characteristics of foreign vines, from those growing in his own house as well as from extensive observation, and never doubted as to the native origin of the Delaware, but was too modest to make strenuous efforts to vindicate his Opinions, although he never failed positively to assert his convictions. In consequence of various hindrances and discouragements, he did not vigorously undertake its propagation, and therefore it had little opportunity to make itself generally known as the American grape, but in the mean while, its character for beauty and excellence has not deteriorated, and in size of bunch and berry, it has greatly increased as Opportunity for development has been afforded.

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Titel: Manual of the Vine (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9780332146676
ISBN: 0332146677
Format: Fester Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 106
Gewicht: 301g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T10mm
Jahr: 2017

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