B. says: " I send a small box of seedless persimmons. My reason for sending is, I never heard of another tree of the kind north of Texas, and the seedless feature is, in my opinion, a valuable one. The fruit this year is not as large as usual. The owner of the tree propagates from sprouts."

[Rather smaller than the average persimmon, but only three small seeds in a hundred fruit - a siderable variety. It can be grafted on seedlings, of the ordinary kinds, and in this way might be increased rapidly. - Ed. G. M.] editorial.