Fruit-trees Sentence Examples
The principal fruit trees are the duri-an, mangosteen, custard-apple, pomegranate,.
The principal cultivated plants, apart from sugar-cane and coffee, are rice (in great variety of kinds), the coco-nut palm, the areng palm, the areca and the sago palms, maize, yams, and sweet potatoes; and among the fruit trees are the Indian tamarind, pomegranate, guava, papaw, orange and lemon.
Intensive agriculture in Sicily is limited to fruit trees and fruitbearing plants, and is not combined with the culture of cereals and vegetables, as in central and parts of northern Italy.
The principal fruit trees were the date palm, useful also for its wood and fibre, the pomegranate, fig and fig-sycamore.
The winters are cold, but short, and though fruit trees abound and are most prdductive, no evergreen trees or shrubs are to be met with within the province.Advertisement
Both sides of the valley are planted in terraces with olives, vines and other fruit trees.
He did much too for the economic development of Prussia, especially for agriculture; he established colonies, peopling them with immigrants, extended the canal system, drained and diked the great marshes of the Oderbruch, turning them into rich pasturage, encouraged the planting of fruit trees and of root crops; and, though in accordance with his ideas of discipline he maintained serfdom, he did much to lighten the burdens of the peasants.
The old town is surrounded by a Moorish wall with six gates; the newer portion is well and regularly built, and planted with numerous orange and other fruit trees.
Banias is a poor village inhabited by about 350 Moslems; all round it are gardens of fruit-trees.
Gigantic reeds and grasses occupy the low lands near the banks of the great river; expanses of fertile rice-land come next; a little higher up, dotted with villages encircled by groves of bamboos and fruit trees of great size and beauty, the dark forests succeed, covering the interior table-land and mountains.Advertisement
Fruit-trees are grown, mainly in the south and midlands; northward (as far as Hernosand) they flourish only in sheltered spots on the coast.
The streams are fringed with willows; fruit trees and alfalfa fields fill the irrigated valleys, and the lower mountain slopes are better covered with a thorny arborescent growth.
Of fruit trees there are among others the blood-plum (Haematostaphis Barteri) with deep crimson fruit in grape-like clusters, and the Sierra Leone peach (Sarcocephalus esculentus).
Near Cape May fruit trees bloom two or three weeks earlier than in the Highlands.
Kotaraja lies near the northern extremity of the island, and consists of detached houses of timber and thatch, clustered in enclosed groups called kampongs, and buried in a forest of fruit-trees.Advertisement
These villages, built in oases dotted over the desert, nestle in groves of datepalms and fruit trees and waving fields of barley.
Of fruit trees the chief is the apple.
Of fruit trees the banana and plantain are plentiful and of unusual size.
The valleys near the sea are well adapted for agriculture; oranges, lemons, almonds and other fruit trees thrive; silk is produced in the west; and the vine is extensively cultivated, less for the production of wine than to meet the foreign demand for white Almeria grapes.
Among the more common fruit-trees, some of which are exotics, may be mentioned cacao (Theobroma), orange, lemon, lime, pine-apple, banana, guava (Psidium), breadfruit (Artocarpus), cashew (A nacardium), alligator pear (Pers ea), with the apple, peach, pear, and other fruits of the temperate zone on the elevated plateaus.Advertisement
Though fruit-trees will not bear there is an abundance of edible berries; the rivers and lakes abound with trout, perch, pike and other fish, and in the lower waters with salmon; and the cod, herring, halibut and Greenland shark in the northern seas attract numerous Norwegian and Russian fishermen.
Fruit-trees will not thrive; but black and red currants and rhubarb are grown, the last-named doing excellently.
The buildings belonging to the homesteads are enclosed within an immense palisade, inside which a large expanse of fields is mostly planted with plum, damson, and other fruit-trees, surrounding the houses of the occupiers.
The children belong to the class of the mother, and when the father dies go to her village for support, the land and fruit trees in each district being divided between the two classes.
Most of the fruit trees are also valuable as timber.Advertisement
As the result of all these efforts there has been an enormous increase in the demand for fruit trees of all kinds.
Of fruit trees the apple, pear, plum, cherry, medlar, pomegranate, fig, quince, as well as two kinds of vine, grow wild; oranges, sweet and bitter, and other Aurantiaceae thrive well in gardens and plantations.
It is almost enclosed on the north, west and east by ranges of hills, while its southern boundary is generally open and accessible, well cultivated, and closely dotted with villages embedded in groups of fruit trees.
The summer is so hot that the vine grows at much higher altitudes than it does in western Europe, and the cotton tree and all southern fruit trees are cultivated in the deeper valleys.
Flora and Faunx.-Although the vegetation of the Nicobars has received much desultory attention from scientific observers, it has not been subjected to a systematic examination by the Indian Forest Department like that of the Andamans, and indeed the forests are quite inferior in economic value to those of the more northerly group; besides fruit trees - such as the coco-nut (Cocos nucifera), the betel-nut (Areca catechu), and the mellori (Pandanus leeram) - a thatching palm (Nipa fruticans) and various timber trees have some commercial value, but only one timber tree (Myristica irya)would be considered first-class in the Andamans.
Instances of the introduction of foreign economic plants are frequently mentioned in the old missionary records, and nowadays a number of familiar Asiatic fruit-trees are carefully and successfully cultivated.
The island was subsequently visited in 1772 by a French naval officer, Captain Marion du Fresne; in 1773 by Captain Furneaux, of the British man-of-war " Adventure "; in 1 777 by the great circumnavigator Captain Cook; by Bligh in 1788, and again in 1792, when he planted fruit trees.
I'm not bragging, those reading this who have their own fruit trees will probably agree.
His name is chiefly associated with Hatfield, and he was several times sent abroad to buy fruit trees.
The grounds include a kitchen garden, vineyard, formal garden, fruit trees and hillside meadow for sun bathing and walks.
In all three zones occur the chestnut, aspen, willow (especially Salix laurea), hornbeam, birch, alder, juniper and yew; while the mountain ash, hazel, wild plum, wild pear and other wild fruit trees are found at rarer intervals.
Where the plant is wild the thrushes spread it about by wiping the seeds off their bills on the bark, and where plentiful it is very injurious to fruit trees and timber.
There's even something called a fruit cocktail tree, which has many different types of fruit trees grafted onto one solid trunk.
With so many health benefits and how easy blueberries can be to grow, you'll definitely want to consider this little plant in addition to your strawberries and fruit trees.
Kitchen gardens are a fun blend of flowers, herbs, vegetables, and even fruit trees.
Some fruit trees require cross-pollination and companion plantings.
Pollination of apple and other fruit trees is accomplished mostly by bees, so be sure not to kill them with insecticides when the flowers come into bloom.
Nursery grown fruit trees may be purchased as either bare root or container versions.
Most fruit trees need full sun or sun for a large portion of the day.
When to plant fruit trees will range between fall, early winter or early spring.
Consult a planting guide for fruit trees of the particular type you intend to plant.
In earlier times, people hung moonstone in fruit trees to guarantee a plentiful harvest season.
We have bees, raspberries, strawberries, fruit trees and some unusual plants like hardy kiwi and elderberries.
When you are ready to buy organic fruit trees you may have to do some research before you find a retailer.
While organic fruit trees are available, they are still a specialty item in many parts of the country.
Many organic fruit trees are also heirloom varieties.
Heirloom fruit trees are often healthier as well.
Modern, hybridized fruit trees often are developed to make them more marketable in a commercial setting.
If you can't find organic fruit trees locally, you can find them easily on the Internet.
Even on the Internet, organic fruit trees may be difficult to find.
If I had a Web site about pruning fruit trees and I wanted my site to come up at the top of a web search for the keywords "pruning fruit trees," I could use search engine optimization to help me improve my rankings.
It started with Crocus and Jonquils and then the fruit trees as the weather grew warmer.
Both European and African fruit trees grow in the island; there are in places considerable orange groves, especially at Milis, to the north of Oristano.
The whole of this portion of Central Italy is a hilly country, much broken and cut up by the torrents from the mountains, but fertile, especially in fruit-trees, olives and vines; and it has been, both in ancient and modern times, a populous district, containing many small towns though no great cities.
Among the imported flora are tea, Siberian coffee, cocoa, Ceara rubber (which has not done well), Manila hemp, teak, cocoanut and a number of ornamental trees, fruit-trees, vegetables and garden plants.
Ferns abound, some of them peculiar, and tree ferns on the higher islands, and all the usual fruit trees and cultivated plants of the Pacific are found.
Pears, apples, quinces, mulberries an d other fruit-trees flourish, as well as vines; the Cretan wines, however, no longer enjoy the reputation which they possessed in the time of the Venetians.
The plum curculio (Conotrachelus nenuphar, Herbst) in America causes endless harm in plum orchards; curculios in Australia ravage the vines and fruit trees (Orthorrhinus klugii, Schon, and Leptops hopei, Bohm, &c.).
Inland the Malays live by M o e, o preference on the banks of rivers, building houses on piles some feet from the ground, and planting groves of coco-nut, betel-nut, sugar-palm and fruit-trees around their dwellings.
In the lowlands of the western portion, the Chinese have introduced a large number of cultivated plants and fruit trees.
At the census of 1904 over 3,032,000 fruit trees were enumerated.
The soil is very fertile; wheat, Indian corn, olives, vines, fruit trees of many kinds cover both the plain and the surrounding hills; the chief non-fruit-bearing trees are the stone pine, the cypress, the ilex and the poplar, while many other varieties are represented.
Among fruit trees the vine, apricot, peach, apple, quince, fig and banana are cultivated in the highlands, and in the lower country the date palm flourishes, particularly throughout the central zone of Arabia, in Hejaz, Nejd and El Hasa, where it is the prime article of food.
Some authorities, however, dispute this, in a measure, by saying that it was not naturally forested, and that the trees growing represented orchards of olives or other fruit trees planted by the Romans or romanized Berbers.
It derived its name from the abundance and luxuriance of the apple, pear and other fruit trees in the neighbourhood.
His attention having been drawn to the blighting of the young shoots of fruit-trees, which was commonly attributed to the ants found upon them, he was the first to find the Aphides that really do the mischief; and, upon searching into the history of their generation, he observed the young within the bodies of their parents.
European fruit trees and vines flourish in certain localities, while in the drier regions the Australian wattle, gum trees and pepper trees have been introduced with success.
The fruit trees commonly cultivated are the peach, apricot, apple, orange, lemon, pear, fig and plum.
The valleys towards the Black Sea abound in fruit trees of all kinds, while the valley of the Sangarius and the plains near Brusa and Isnik (Nicaea) are fertile and well cultivated.
Among wild fruit-trees are the persimmon and Chickasaw plum; grape-vines and a large variety of berry-bushes grow wild and in abundance.
The scenery of Euboea is perhaps the most beautiful in Greece, owing to the varied combinations of rock, wood and water; for from the uplands the sea is almost always in view, either the wide island-studded expanse of the Aegean, or the succession of lakes formed by the Euboic Sea, together with mountains of exquisite outline, while the valleys and maritime plains are clothed either with fruit trees or with plane trees of magnificent growth.
Of these the apple and the pear are now very inferior in Corfu; the others thrive well and are accompanied by all the fruit trees known in southern Europe, with addition of the Japanese medlar (or loquat), and, in some spots, of the banana.
The cultivation of vegetables and fruit trees seems to have been practically unknown before this period, and almost all their names testify to the source from which they were derived.
By gardeners the bullfinch has long been regarded as a deadly enemy, from its undoubted destruction of the buds of fruit-trees in spring-time, though whether the destruction is really so much of a detriment is by no means so undoubted.
Partial starvation will sometimes effect this; hence the grafting of freegrowing fruit trees upon dwarfing stocks, as before alluded to, and also the " ringing " or girdling of fruit trees, i.e.
When the fruit and vegetable gardens are combined, the smaller and choicer fruit trees only should be admitted, such larger-growing hardy fruits as apples, pears, plums, cherries, &c., being relegated to the orchard.
Such soils properly drained and prepared are very suitable for orchards, and when the proportion of clay is smaller (20-30%) they form excellent garden soils, in which the better sort of fruit trees luxuriate.
If the situation is not naturally well sheltered, the defect may be remedied by masses of forest trees disposed at a considerable distance so as not to shade the walls or fruit trees.
The still smaller gardens of villas are generally bounded by a wall or wood fence, the inner side of which is appropriated to fruit trees.
Temporary copings of wood, which may be fixed by means of permanent iron brackets just below the stone coping, are extremely useful in spring for the protection of the blossoms of fruit trees.
Standard fruit trees must be left to take their chance; and, indeed from the lateness of their flowering, they are generally more injured by blight, and by drenching rains, which wash away the pollen of the flowers, than by the direct effects of cold.
Somewhat heavy loam y are best for potting pine apples, for melons and strawberries, fruit trees in pots, &c., and may be used with the addition of manures only; but for ornamental plants a loam of a somewhat freer texture is preferable and more pleasant to work.
Malt-dust is an active manure frequently used as a top-dressing, especially for fruit trees in pots.
Generally speaking,, fruit trees are best transplanted when three or four years of age,.
The Pruning of flowering plants is generally a much lighter matter than the pruning of fruit trees.
The operation is best performed early in autumn, and may be safely resorted to in the case of fruit trees FIG.
By the prudent use of the knife, fruit trees may be readily trained into the forms indicated below, which are amongst the best out of the many which have been devised.
The thorough ripening of the preceding season's wood in fruit trees and flowering plants, and of the crown in perennial herbs like strawberries, and the cessation of all active growth before the time they are to start into a new growth, are of paramount importance.
The best time for planting fruit trees in the open air is from the end of September till the end of November in open weather.
In the selection and distribution of fruit trees regard must of course be had to local situation and climate.
Standard Fruit Trees should not be planted, if it can be avoided, in the borders of the kitchen garden, but in the outer slips, where they either may be allowed to attain their full size or may be kept dwarfed.
Prune fruit trees in mild weather or in moderate frosts, nailing only in fine weather.
Finish the pruning of fruit trees before the middle of the month.
Protect the finer sorts of fruit trees on the walls.
Mulch and water fruit trees and strawberries in dry weather, desisting when the fruit begins to ripen.
Propagate the different sorts of stone fruit trees by budding on other trees or on prepared stocks.
Such fruit trees as have dropped their leaves may be transplanted; this is the best season for transplanting (though with care it may be done earlier), whether the leaves have fallen or not.
In all warm or comfortable days the fruit trees may be pruned.
But little can be done in most of the northern states as yet, and in sections where there is no frost in the ground it is likely to be too wet to work; but in many southern states this will be the best month for planting fruit trees and plants of all kinds, particularly strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, pear and apple trees, while grape vines will do, though they will also do well quite a month later.
All fruit trees should be gone over for borers before cold weather sets in; they also should have been gone over for the same purpose in May and June.
Fruit trees and grape vines generally should be pruned; and, if the wood of the vine is wanted for cuttings, or scions of fruit trees for grafts, they should be tied in small bundles and buried in the ground until spring.