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RE: [nafex] Antique Pears


I checked the National Clonal Germplasm Repository site, and found no
listing for any of these cultivars.  You might try contacting Peter Hatch at
Monticello.  I don't know his email address, but you might try finding their

Richard L. Bell
Research Horticulturist
Appalachian Fruit Research Station
45 Wiltshire Road
Kearneysville, WV 25430-9425

Tel: 1-304-725-3451 Ext. 353
Fax: 1-304-728-2340

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> From: 	mike tomlinson[SMTP:tugger@netreach.net]
> Reply To: 	nafex@egroups.com
> Sent: 	Monday, January 15, 2001 7:11 AM
> To: 	nafex@egroups.com
> Subject: 	[nafex] Antique Pears
> I'm trying to find sources for trees of old varieties of pears that 
> were grown in SE Pa. or southern NJ in the early 1800's.  Does anyone 
> know where I can find:
> Brandywine, Bleekers Meadow, Bloodgood, Edward's Elizabeth, Harvard, 
> Leech's Kingsessing, Madeline, Moyanensing, or Petre?
> My source is Coles 1848 American Fruit Book.
> Thanks.
> Mike Tomlinson