Volume 37, No. 1 - January & February 2005
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Photo by David Karp
- A Venerable Apple: The Newtown Pippin
- Reading David Karp’s account of his inquiries into who grows pippins and what they
do with them, you may almost be able to smell the aroma of crushed apples in the
cider press. It is a surprise that pippins are cultivated for eating as well as juicing.
- A Taste Twister: Miracle Fruit
- Among the many cold-hardy citrus, fortunella and other plants John Panzarella
grows at his south Texas home is his miracle fruit plant. Its fruit must come in handy
for sampling lemons and Nagami kumquats at John’s open house each December.
- Planning My Backyard Garden
- Shahen Hairapetian offers a look at the thinking, the planning and the work that
went into establishing a fruit-producing garden in limited space at his new home.
- That Incredible Marianna 2624 Rootstock
- Nick Lolonis is a longtime horticulturist who has been grafting and cultivating various
fruit-bearing plants for years. Like many of us, he has learned a lot by doing and
by making mistakes. Moreover, he isn’t afraid to admit his mistakes, as readers will
see in this interesting account of a series of errors. Perhaps we too can learn from it.
- The Vast Genus Eugenia
- Chris Marshall provides an overview of an assortment of known and lesser-known
fruit plants from the genus Eugenia, whose vastness runs in the family: Myrtaceae.
- Sundrop or Guayabilla
- On the page facing the Eugenia article, Felipe Osborne Shea exhibits a juicy member
of the Myrtaceae family, and opines that lemons and passionfruit may have competition.
- Fruit Briefs
- Apple Malus pumila and M. domestica............ Alfredo Chiri
- Glimpses of Two Rather Unusual Fruits ............Ben Poirier
- Capulin Cherry Prunus salicifolia...................... Alfredo Chiri
- Pitomba Eugenia luschnathiana......................... Alfredo Chiri
- News & Notices
- 2004 Festival of Fruit Lecture Videos
- About Missing Issues and Mailing
- Best Article Voting Goes to the Web for 2005
- Bulletin of scion exchanges and plant sales
- Guide to Articles for 2004
- New Fruit Specialist postings
- Save Those Mags!
- Ask the Experts–GRAFTING, CITRUS POLLINATION, MORE
- CRFG Kitchen–APPLES GALORE IN THE KITCHEN
- Fruit Forum
- Organic Gardening–MULBERRIES
- President's Message
- Seed Bank
- The Marketplace CRFG
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