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15593
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Hughes explains why the persimmon, which grows wild, is loaded with natural sugar, is delightful to the taste, and can't be eaten till it falls to the ground, is our most peculiar fruit.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 79 Issue 6, Nov 2011, p82-101, il, por Periodical Website
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30177
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The director of North Carolina's Agricultural Experiment Station has announced the release of two new blueberry varieties and a high yielding strawberry variety. Although not for sale, the sources of the plants and methods of distribution are available from local county agents across the state.
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34807
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While most crabapple trees have a reputation for being too sour, there are several varieties to be found in North Carolina that are sweet. They are perfect for canning, cooking, pressing into cider and juice, or just eating right off the tree. They are very hardy trees, need little maintenance, and can yield hundreds of pounds of fruit per season.
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34804
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Pears are one of the hardiest and easiest fruiting trees to plant in North Carolina. Not only do they yield fruit early, but they are also cost-effective, can cross-pollinate, and sprout beautiful white flowers in the Spring.
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34809
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Bacterial spot and bacterial speck have both become large issues for many regions across North and South Carolina. It mostly materializes on tomato plants but can also spread to peppers and eggplants if not properly treated. Spraying and planting in pots can help deter bacterial rot in plants.
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34808
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A wide variety of pumpkins can be grown in the Carolinas. They need plenty of space, sun, water, and good soil in order to grow. This article gives tips and tricks to ensuring that your next pumpkin crop is healthy.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 3, April 2017, p54-55, il, por Periodical Website
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34810
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Blueberries are a hardy, versatile fruit-bearing shrub that does well in the Carolinas. This article outlines the ways to grow and care for blueberry bushes and which variety to choose in each climate.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 4, May 2017, p54-55, il, por Periodical Website