"Aberia Caffra, Hook. f. & Harv. Fig. 59. Thorny, glabrous: lvs. obovate, obtuse, cuneate at base, entire:fls. diaecious, apetalous. G. c. III. 18:737. R. H. 1904:256. -The kei apple of the Cape of Good Hope; a spiny plant grown S. for hedges; is considered promising for S. Calif. and S. Fla. as a fr. plant. Fruit acid, used as pickles or conserves. Proves quite hardy in S. Calif." L.H. Bailey, 1917

Aberia Caffra

"Aberia Caffra, Hook. f. & Harv. Fig. 59. Thorny, glabrous: lvs. obovate, obtuse, cuneate at base, entire:fls.…

Apples are ready to be picked when the apples begin to fall on their own, when their seeds are plump and brown, and when the apples will fall with a slight touch. Apples should be picked before the end of October.

Fruiting Branch of Apple

Apples are ready to be picked when the apples begin to fall on their own, when their seeds are plump…

The apple tree is a strikingly handsome tree when in flower. The apple is known as the Crab in its wild state. The apple tree in native to the United Kingdom and the warmer parts of Europe.

Apple Blossom

The apple tree is a strikingly handsome tree when in flower. The apple is known as the Crab in its wild…

Illustrated is a smooth form of cherimoya. It is a subtropical fruit tree. In South America the smooth form of cherimoya is called chirimoya lisa.

Cherimoya

Illustrated is a smooth form of cherimoya. It is a subtropical fruit tree. In South America the smooth…

In this illustration of the cherimoya flower the two outer petals are removed to show the minute inner petals and essential petals. And outer petal is also illustrated.

Cherimoya Flower

In this illustration of the cherimoya flower the two outer petals are removed to show the minute inner…

Illustrated is the tuberculate form of cherimoya. This is one of the most common forms of cherimoya. The fruit is heart shaped and bears small, wart-like tubercles.

Tuberculate Form of Cherimoya

Illustrated is the tuberculate form of cherimoya. This is one of the most common forms of cherimoya.…

Illustrated is an old, sweet cherry tree on the Chesapeake peninsula.

Old Sweet Cherry

Illustrated is an old, sweet cherry tree on the Chesapeake peninsula.

Illustrated is the low-headed and spreading growth of the sour cherry.

Sour Cherry

Illustrated is the low-headed and spreading growth of the sour cherry.

Illustrated is the tall, erect growth of the sweet cherry.

Sweet Cherry

Illustrated is the tall, erect growth of the sweet cherry.

Diospyros lotus is a variety of persimmon. The leaves are oblong and grow three to five inches long. The flowers are reddish white. The fruit is yellow but black when fully ripe.

Diospyros Lotus

Diospyros lotus is a variety of persimmon. The leaves are oblong and grow three to five inches long.…

The Queen of Brobdingnag's malicious dwarf violently shakes the apples off a tree in hopes to hurt the tiny Gulliver.

Dwarf, apple tree

The Queen of Brobdingnag's malicious dwarf violently shakes the apples off a tree in hopes to hurt the…

Egg fruit, Ti-es, and canistel are the common names of lucuma nervosa. The fruit is round or oval and orange yellow. The fruit is two to four inches long and usually two or three seeded.

Egg Fruit

Egg fruit, Ti-es, and canistel are the common names of lucuma nervosa. The fruit is round or oval and…

Espalier is the term applied to a mode of training fruit trees in the open ground. For a single tree a row of stakes about five feet high driven into the ground, about nine inches apart is the start. Then a narrow strip of wood is laid on the tops of the stakes and a nail is driven into each to hold it firmly.

Fruit-Tree Trained Upright as an Espalier

Espalier is the term applied to a mode of training fruit trees in the open ground. For a single tree…

Figs from the Osborn's Prolific tree are round with long necks. The skin of the fruit is a dark mahogany color. The flesh of the fruit is milky white.

Osborn's Prolific Fig

Figs from the Osborn's Prolific tree are round with long necks. The skin of the fruit is a dark mahogany…

The skin of black bourjassotte figs is black. The fruit is a deep red. These figs are delicious.

Black Bourjassotte Figs

The skin of black bourjassotte figs is black. The fruit is a deep red. These figs are delicious.

The apricot is a stone fruit, but contains less acid than most stone fruits. Unlike other fruits, there are a limited number of varieties of apricot.

Fruiting Branch of Apricot

The apricot is a stone fruit, but contains less acid than most stone fruits. Unlike other fruits, there…

Fig is a fruit producing tree. The cultivation of figs goes back to ancient times. It is native to the Mediterranean region, Syria, eastern Persia, and Afghanistan.

Fruiting Branch of Fig

Fig is a fruit producing tree. The cultivation of figs goes back to ancient times. It is native to the…

The branches of the gooseberry plant help shade each other to protect the fruit. A scorching sunshine can prematurely ripen the gooseberry. The best flavor comes from the yellow varieties.

Fruiting Branch of Gooseberry

The branches of the gooseberry plant help shade each other to protect the fruit. A scorching sunshine…

Lemon is the common name of citrus limonia. It is a small tree with irregular branches. The flowers are large and reddish tinted in the bud. The fruit is yellow when ripe.

Lemon

Lemon is the common name of citrus limonia. It is a small tree with irregular branches. The flowers…

Illustrated is an oval limequat. The limequat is a hybrid between the lime and the kumquat. The skin is thin and has an agreeable aroma and flavor. The pulp is very juicy.

Limequat

Illustrated is an oval limequat. The limequat is a hybrid between the lime and the kumquat. The skin…

Litchi or leechee is a fruit tree native to China. The fruit tastes best when fresh.

Litchi

Litchi or leechee is a fruit tree native to China. The fruit tastes best when fresh.

Loquat is native to China and Japan. The fruit is pear shaped, yellow, and about an inch and a half long. The flavor is acidic but tasty.

Loquat

Loquat is native to China and Japan. The fruit is pear shaped, yellow, and about an inch and a half…

Loquat is a small, evergreen fruit tree native to China and Japan. The fruit ripens in the spring. The flavor of the fruit is similar to a cherry.

Loquat

Loquat is a small, evergreen fruit tree native to China and Japan. The fruit ripens in the spring. The…

Orange trees flower from February to March. The fruits grow to maturity is nine to eleven months.

Fruiting Branch of Mandarin Orange

Orange trees flower from February to March. The fruits grow to maturity is nine to eleven months.

Pictured is a fruiting branch of nectarine showing the method of stopping to assist the development of the fruit.

Fruiting Branch of Nectarine

Pictured is a fruiting branch of nectarine showing the method of stopping to assist the development…

Common or sweet orange is the common name of citrus sinensis. It is a medium sized tree with a rounded top. The flowers are white. The fruit is oval with sweet pulp.

Common or Sweet Orange

Common or sweet orange is the common name of citrus sinensis. It is a medium sized tree with a rounded…

Shown is the system or mode of bearing the fruit of a pear tree.

Fruiting Branchlet of Pear

Shown is the system or mode of bearing the fruit of a pear tree.

The common name of persica is peach. The davidiana variety and small fruit that are yellow when mature. The margins of the leaves are finely serrated.

Fruiting Branch, Leaf, and Stone of Persica Davidiana

The common name of persica is peach. The davidiana variety and small fruit that are yellow when mature.…

Also known as Punica granatum. The trees on which these fruits are born range between 15 feet and 20 feet in height. They are mostly native to the Iranian Plateau.

Pomegranate

Also known as Punica granatum. The trees on which these fruits are born range between 15 feet and 20…

Spanish lime and genip are the common names of <i>melicocca bijuga</i>. The fruits are about the same size and shape as plums. The fruit has a pleasant flavor similar to grapes.

Spanish Lime

Spanish lime and genip are the common names of melicocca bijuga. The fruits are about the same size…

This is a fruit tree drawing, possibly and apple tree. Its roots are shown in the shape of a ball and there are three birds circulating the tree.

Fruit Tree

This is a fruit tree drawing, possibly and apple tree. Its roots are shown in the shape of a ball and…

This is a fruit tree drawing, possibly and apple tree. Its roots are shown in the shape of a ball and there are three birds circulating the tree.

Fruit Tree

This is a fruit tree drawing, possibly and apple tree. Its roots are shown in the shape of a ball and…