Image from page 47 of “Farm and garden annual, spring 1906” (1906)
Title: Farm and garden annual, spring 1906
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Currie Bros. Co. (Milwaukee, WI) Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Flowers Vegetables Nurseries (Horticulture) Plants, Ornamental
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Currie Bros. Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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asons like the past two. The ears are a fairsize, with eight rows of broad yellow kernels, half way between flint and Dent.ine stalks average 7 feet in height, the ears being set about 3 feet from theground. It possesses a remarkably healthy and vigorous constitution, therebyenabling it to withstand all extremes in the weather much better thanany other, so that it continues to grow and mature under conditionsthat would render any other sort a failure.. Whatever the reasonis it appears to possess the faculty of growing under adversecircumstances, and is just the Corn for wet, cold seasons. Our stock of this variety is rather limited this sea-son. We would therefore urge intending pur-chasers to secure their supply as soon as pos-sible. Quart 15c (by mail 30c per quart);peck 50c; bushel $1.50; 2% bush-els $3.50. Our Seed Cornis all FIREDRIED so asto avoid alldanger of im-paired vitalityby atmosphericchanges. This precau-tion alone isworth muchmore to theplanter thanthe price ofthe corn.
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TWO-BUSHEL GRAIX BAGS 15 CEXTS EACH. CURRIES PEDIGREE RED COB FODDER CORN. This variety is now grown in the large dairy regions of Wisconsin so exten-sively as almost to exclude all of the other so-called Fodder Corns, and the ver-dict is that it is the best. It is sweet, tender and juicy; has short joints, abun-dance of leaves, and grows to a great height, furnishing more than double thebulk and much more nourishment than ordinary field Corn. Every lot is testedand recleaned, hence you buy no cobs or dirt. Peck 30c; bushel 51.00. EARLY WISCONSIN WHITE DENT CORN. The Earliest and Best White Dent Corn. This is by far the best White Corn for the Northern latitudes. The stalks growto an average height of 8 feet, and are thickly furnished with foliage close to theground. The ears are large, with 16 to 20 rows of large, deep kernels, which areclosely set on a small white cob. It occupies the same place among White Dentsorts that King of the Earlies does in the yellow. Last season in sectio
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