This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V20", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
It is well worth while asking,. What is the Yellow Pine ? to remember that in the Pacific States Abies grandis is the Yellow Pine. It is also said that Thuja gigantea is; called the Oregon Red Cedar. The Libocedrus decurrens is the Yellow Cedar of the Pacific coast.
This, though wild' in many parts of Europe, is now supposed to-have been originally introduced by the Greeks from Asia. The American species is no doubt truly indigenous to the American continent.
This is successfully used in Russia for tanning purposes.
In the forestry of this island the Cinchona tree is a leading "staple".
It is thought there are 80,000 trees of it. Somebody must use quinine.