Appendix C: Orchard Trees

 

November 11, 1800[1]

Newtown Pippin

Golden Pippin

Large White Pippin

Nectarine Pippin

Spitsemburg Pippin

Maryland Red Streak

Hereford Streak

Gloucester White Apple

Crab Apple

Cherry Tree:

May Duke

Carnation

Flanders

Spanish White Hart

Ox Hart

Pear Trees

Plum Trees

Peach Trees:

Early Newtown

Old Newtown

Portugal

October

 

January 27, 1810[2]

Pear

Plumb

Cherry

Damson

English Walnut

Quince

Mulberry

Apple

Peach

 

January 24, 1821[3]

 European Lime

Peach

Apple

 

October 22, 1822[4]

 Apple

Peach

Pears

Plumbs

Apricots

 

December 1, 1825[5]

(From the nursery of Daniel Smith in New Jersey)

Apples, late and early ripe; for the table, cider, or keeping

Peaches

Pears

Plums

Cherries

Apricots

Nectarines

Nut bearing trees:

            Almonds

            Madeira

            English Walnut

            Pecan

            Illinois Nut

            Spanish Chestnut


 

 



[1] Peter Billy, “Fruit Trees for Sale,” The Columbian Mirror and Alexandria Gazette, November 11, 1800, p. 4.

[2] Frances Alexander, “To be Rented for a term of years,” Alexandria Daily Gazette, Commercial & Political, January 27, 1810, p.3.

[3] “Fruit, Forest Trees, &c.,” Alexandria Gazette & Daily Advertiser, January 24, 1821, p. 1.

[4] George Drinker, “To Farmers and Planters,” Alexandria Gazette & Advertiser, October 22, 1822, p. 1.

[5] George Drinker, “Fruit trees and Ornamental Shrubbery,” Alexandria Gazette, December 1, 1825, p. 1.