Schwitter, the nurseryman, had proved to have a wife in an insane asylum.
These plants were therefore the rage; and, consequently, the desiderata of the nurseryman.
Naturally, the nurseryman cannot grow trees of all the good apples that may be wanted.
Crosby was sent out about 1876 by a Mr. Crosby, a nurseryman of Billerica, Massachusetts.
Soon after, we find him a nurseryman and fruit-grower at Aurora.
The variety was seemingly rechristened by every nurseryman who got hold of it.
It was propagated by M. Flon, a nurseryman of Angers and fruited first in 1839.
M. Lagrange, a nurseryman of Lyons, Fr., grew this pear from seed in 1861.
Raised by M. Boisbunel, nurseryman at Rouen, Fr., who introduced it in 1857.
A Mr. Groom, a nurseryman at Clapham near London, introduced this pear in 1841.