H. C. Hovey gives to the 'Scientific American the following figures relating to an apple tree about 175 years old at Hotchkiss, Conn. :

Circumference of the trunk, near the ground.....15 ft. 3 in.

" " " 3 ft.from ground....13 ft. 9 in.

" ." " at the forks..........16 ft. 2 in.

" " 2 main branches.. 10 ft. 4 in., 8 ft. Sin.

'• of 9 smaller branches, from.. .4 to 6 ft. each.

Height of tree.......................'............... 60 feet.

Diameter of tree top................................ 104 feet.