Trees and plants suited to south Florida with a short history of the peach, planting and culture by Orlando Nurseries

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Published by Orlando Nurseries in Orlando, FL .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fruit trees,
  • Nut trees,
  • Catalogs,
  • Peach,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture),
  • Seedlings,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesAnnual catalogue
StatementJames Mott
ContributionsMott, James, Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25611235M
OCLC/WorldCa878413789

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