Sentence Examples

  • The caroub tree and the prickly pear are extensively cultivated.
  • The fruit of the pear is produced on spurs, which appear on shoots more than one year old.
  • Varieties occur with yellow and reddish pulp; and there are also pear-shaped varieties.
  • Prickly pear (opuntia) hedges are as frequent as in Sicily.
  • The pear may be readily raised by sowing the pips of ordinary cultivated or of wilding kinds, these forming what are known as free or pear stocks, on which the choicer varieties are grafted for increase.

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