This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol3", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
This can only be regarded as an ornamental tree, easily grown on lawns in the southern parts, and against walls in less-favoured localities. Its fruits are delicious when ripe, but they give too much trouble for the market grower to worry about. Any fruits that find their way to market are chiefly from private sources.