1. The White Italian Rosemary-Apple (MeladiRosmarino), a very beautiful species of the Calville, having no ribs, but a most glossy skin, which resembles the finest virgin wax ; is on ail sides marked with clear while dots, and on the south, somewhat red ; of an oblong figure, and the size of a goose-egg. Its flesh is white as snow, uncommonly tender, and yielding a saccharine juice of a slightly aromatic flavour. Its large pericar-pium contains twenty kernels in five cells; the fruit becomes eatable about the middle of November, and remains sound till February.-The tree is of low growth.
2. The Net-formed Rennet (Rei-nette filee) is of a moderate size ; yellow ; intersected with grey meshy lines ; and :requently covered with warts; it has a very tender, though firm pulp, an agreeably sweet juice, with the peculiar rennet -flavour ; maturates towards Christmas; and may be preserved till the succeeding summer.—The tree exhibits a respectable figure.
3. The Punctured Rennet (Rei-nette piquee), a smooth, reddishbrown apple, approaching to a chesnut-colour, in shape and size resembling the largest Borsdorfer ; covered with white punctures, each of which is surrounded with a green edge : its pulp is firm, mellow, and of an excellent vinous flavour ; being eatable in February and March.—-Tire tree becomes of a tolerably large size.
4. The Great English Rennet, a fruit which often attains the size of the Pound-apple ; has generally flat ribs, and a strong bloom ; is of a bright-yellow colour, with many small brown punctures. Its flesh is somewhat mellow, agreeable tor the palate, and may be eaten front December to February.—-The tree is tall, and very productive.
5. The Norman Apple (Reinette de Normandie); an excellent fruit, of a middling size, and regular form; when ripe, it is of a golden tint, covered with many grey, angular dots ; has a very tender, yet firm, yellow pulp, containing a pungent spicy juice ; ripens about the end of February, and may be preserved till Midsummer. - The, tree is of an inferior size.
6. The Noble Pippin, an exquisite fruit for the table: of an oblong shape, tapering toward the eye; smooth, bright-yellow, with a few red streaks on the southern side. This apple ripens early, and remains sound till the end of April. -The tree, though not growing tall, bears ample fruit, even in those seasons which are unfavourable to the blossoms; it thrives in situations where other orchard-trees will not prosper.
7. The Spotted Pippin is one of the most elegant apples, in form and size resembling the largest Borsdorf-kind, having a stalk deeply inserted in a wide excavation; it is of a greenish-yellow cast, marked with numerous grey, often rust-coloured spots, and angular punctures ; has a very delicate, though firm, greenish, juicy pulp, possessing a similar aromatic flavour with the English Golden Pippin; and remains sound till May.—The tree is of a moderate size.
8. The Winter Anise- Rennet (Fennouillet gris), is of a size and shape like that described No.. 28 ; of a grey fawn shade, and sometimes marked with warts; the tender pulp has the peculiar anise flavour. This apple is edible from December till February.— The tree is of low growth.
9. The Late Yellow Rennet (Reinette jaune tardive); a moderately large, well-formed, and beautiful apple; yellow, but on the south side reddish, with brown punctures; the pulp is mellow, juicy, and of a very agreeable vinous taste : eatable from Christmas till March.—The tree, though growing vigorously, attains only a middling height.
10. The Nell-Gwyn, an English fruit ; uncommonly large, globular, yellow, and occasionally spotted or punctured ; its yellowish pulp has a delicious sweetly-acidu-lated taste, and an exceedingly pleasant flavour ; becomes eatable in February and March.-—The tree is of the largest kind, and is very productive.
11. The Pear Rennet, both an autumnal and winter-fruit, presents a capital apple, of a tender yellowish pulp, the juice of which has the acidulous flavour of Rhe-nishwine; it is sufficiently mel-low in the beginning of November, and may be preserved through the greater part of winter.—The tree is of slender growth.
12. The Loskrieg, or Princes Table-apple, a delicious autumnal fruit, vying with the former: it is of the Calville family ; moderately large ; somewhat oblong ; whitish, and on the south side with red streaks.—The tree does wot rise to a considerable- height.
13. The Reval Pear-apple is, next to the Russian Ice-apple, the most acceptable summer - fruit, when planted in a favourable soil and situation ; as it is a variety of the latter, Though of a small size, and somewhat depressed, it has a sweet, aromatic taste ; is of a fine yellow tint, streaked with red, or handsomely Hame-coloured. In hot summers, the pulp of this fruit, on the solar .side, is converted into a saccharine juice, and acquires the consistence and taste of a delicious apricot: it ripens in August. —The tree is of the smaller sort.