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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 48 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 48
Niles, Oct. 19, 1907.  tree 12 feet high (topped back). Attempts to make cuttings set a flat failure. Now trying layering. Basal sprouts can be made to grow. Seeds rather difficult to get. On Santa Cruz Island where it is 40 to 50 high acc. Stephens (who was with Dr. Franceschi one year) the goats eat off the suckers, and also destroy the seedlings. - The Calif. Nursery Co imports seedling Firs from France cheaper than they can grow them here. Conifers are taken up in the summer, their most dormant period, boxed, put in the lath house and specially cared for until they recover from the ::::::::: Niles.  shock. The price of a Chile Pine 15 feet high is _75.00. Douglas Fir does poorly here, dies out badly and loses its leader in winds. Too dry for it. - Mr. Jos. Saunders says: They got out Maul Oak for ships knees at Ukiah. - No. 2968A. Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana. Cal Nursery Co. Cult. ---------- - Blue Oak, W.H. Calhoun, U.C. '05 says: On my father's ranch one mile west of Windsor is a [Quercus Douglasii] tree, an oak, trunk 4 ft. h., branching into 12 branches, the twelve into 40 which spread widely forming a low broad crown 25 ft. h. and 40 ft. broad. The branching which begins dense at the trunk continues dense and
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