This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
G. & S. B., Norwalk, Ohio, say: "Can you tell us anything about the Richland plum? "
[It is a small copper-colored plum - indeed often confused with the Copper plum - much planted by the Germans of the interior of Pennsylvania. It is not of first-class quality, but is very hardy and prolific, and seems more free from injury by curculio and disease than other kinds. It is very well suited to heavy clay lands. - Ed. G. M.]