Sentence Examples

  • The Plum is subject to several diseases of fungal origin.
  • From its hardihood the plum is one of the most valuable fruit trees, as it is not particular as to soil, and the crop is less likely to be destroyed by spring frosts.
  • The plum tree belongs to the genus Prunus, natural order Rosaceae.
  • The willow and orchard trees - apple, pear, plum and cherry - are cultivated everywhere.
  • The Stanwick nectarine, so apt to crack and not to ripen when worked in the ordinary way, is said to be cured of these propensities by being first budded close to the ground, on a very strong-growing Magnum Bonum plum, worked on a Brussels stock, and by then budding the nectarine on the Magnum Bonum about a foot from the ground.

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