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Old October 8, 2015   #16
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This was taken from the Ventmarin listing.

Pink fruit.
sensiblement côtelé en partie haute.
significantly ribbed at the top.
Chair de boeuf.
Beef flesh.
  • Variété récoltée et nommée "Fegee" lors d'une expédition en 1841 dans le Pacifique Sud et relatée par the US Gazette.
    Harvested and named variety "Fegee" during an expedition in 1841 in the South Pacific and reported by the US Gazette.
  • Variété citée sous le nom de " Feejee Island" en 1868 dans le catalogue Field and Garden Seeds de "Edward J. Evans & Co" à York en Pennsylvanie aux USA avec le texte suivant : Of light pink
    Variety cited as the "Feejee Island" in 1868 in the catalog Field and Garden Seeds "Edward J. Evans & Co" to York in Pennsylvania in the USA with the following: Of light pink
    color , large and
    color, and wide
    very
    very
    firm , ripening
    firm, ripening
    late ; valuable for canning .
    late; valuable for canning.
  • Variété citée sous le nom de " Feejee Island" en 1869 dans le catalogue "Knox" à Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie.
    Variety cited as the "Feejee Island" in 1869 in the catalog "Knox" in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Variété citée en 1876 dans le catalogue "Garden, Field and Flower Seeds" de Robert C. Reeves' de New York City .
    Variety cited in 1876 in the catalog "Garden, Field and Flower Seeds" by Robert C. Reeves of New York City.
  • Variété citée en 1872 dans le catalogue "Briggs & Bro."
    Variety cited in 1872 in the catalog "Briggs & Bro." in Rochester in the State of New York
  • Variété citée sous le nom de " Fejee" en 1877 dans "Annual Circular, Retail Catalogue, Warranted, Vegetable and flowers" de chez "James JH Gregory" de Marblehead du Massachusetts aux USA.
    Variety cited as the "Fejee" in 1877 in "Annual Circular, Retail Catalogue, Warranted, Vegetable and flowers" from "James Gregory JH" of Marblehead of Massachusetts in the USA.
  • Variété citée en 1879 dans le catalogue "Haage & Schmidt" à Erfurt en Allemagne.
    Variety cited in 1879 in the catalog "Haage & Schmidt" in Erfurt in Germany.
  • Variété citée en 1881 dans le "Seed Annual" de chez DM Ferry & Co à Détroit dans le Michigan .
    Variety cited in 1881 in the "Annual Seed" from DM Ferry & Co in Detroit in Michigan.
  • Variété citée sous le nom de "Fejee Island" avec comme synonyme "Lexter's Perfected " en 1884 dans la catalogue "Peter Henderson" de New York .
    Variety cited as the "Fejee Island" as synonymous with "Lexter's Perfected" in 1884 in the catalog "Peter Henderson" in New York.
  • Variété citée en 1886 dans le catalogue "Burpee's" à Philadelphia en Pennsylvanie aux USA
    Variety cited in 1886 in the catalog "Burpee's" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the USA
  • Variété citée en 1886 et 1889 dans le catalogue "Landreths" de Philadelphia en Pennsylvanie
    Variety quoted in 1886 and 1889 in the catalog "Landreths" of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania
  • Variété citée sous le nom de "Large Red
    Variety cited as the "Large Red
    California " avec comme synonyme "Fejee" en 1891 dans le catalogue "Dickmann" à Saint Louis dans le Missouri aux USA.
    California "as synonymous with" Fejee "in 1891 in the catalog" Dickmann "in St. Louis in Missouri USA.
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