Plum-trees sentence example
- Although the crop of orchard fruits was no greater in 1899 than in 1889 the Number of apple trees increased during the decade from 1,744,779 to 2,034,398, the number of peach trees from 19,057 to 48,819 and the number of plum trees from 10,151 to 18,137; in the number of pear trees and of cherry trees there was a slight decrease.
- Standard plum trees should be planted 25 ft.
- Sloes and bird cherries should be removed from the neighbourhood of plum-trees, as the various disease-producing insects and fungi live also on these species.
- When plum trees blossom in December it is a " sure sign of death.