Title: The American fruit culturist
Year: 1903 (1900s)
Authors: Thomas, John J[acob] 1810-1895. [from old catalog] Wood, William H. S., [from old catalog] ed
Publisher: New York, W. Wood and company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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6.—Lambert Filbert. pressed from it; and in portions of Europe this nut, like thechestnut, has been used in limited quantities for makingbread. Varieties. The named varieties are numerous, but the grower havinga half-dozen of the best can well afford to forego the plantingof others. Of the ten varieties named by Robert Hogg,* theCob and Lambert are the best known in reputation to Ameri-cans. We follow his description of the best varieties knownto him: Bond Nut. Husk hairy, shorter than the nut; nut of medium size,ovate and oblong ; shell thin ; kernel large. This is an excellentnut and the tree is a good bearer. * Fruit Manual, London, 1875. 448 NUTS. Cob. (Round Cob.) Husk hairy, shorter than the nut and muchfrizzled ; nut large, obtusely ovate ; shell of a light brown color,rather thick ; kernel large. A good nut for early use, but does notkeep well. Fig. 587. Cosford. (Miss Youngs.) Thin shelled; husk hairy, long as thenut and deeply cut; nut large, oblong; shell of a light-brown
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Fig, 587—Downton Cob-nut. color, very thin, so much so as to be easily broken between thefinger and thumb; kernel large and well flavored. An excellentearly nut, and the tree an abundant bearer. Downton Square. Husk smooth, shorter than the nut; nut large,short, four-sided ; shell thick, kernel full and well flavored. Frizzled Filbert. (Frizzled nut. Cape nut.) Husk hairy, twice aslong as the nut; deeply frizzled and spreading open at the mouth ;nut small, oblong, and flattened ; shell thick, kernel full. This isa rather late variety. The tree is an excellent bearer. The nutsare produced in clusters. Lambert. (Kentish Cob, Filbert Cob.) Husk nearly smooth,longer than the nut, and verj slightly cut around the margin ;nut large, oblong, and somewhat compressed ; shell rather thick,of a brown color ; kernel full and very rich flavor. This is, per- NUTS. 449 haps, the best of all filberts. The tree is a most abundant bearer.Some of the nuts are upward of an inch in length, and they have
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