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Duke of York's Scarlet. Oatlands Scarlet.
Early Prolific Scarlet. Prolific Scarlet.

Fruit nearly globular, of a moderate or rather small size, of a rich bright scarlet. Seeds deeply embedded, with sharply ridged intervals. Flesh solid, pale scarlet ; flavour peculiar, sharp, and pleasant.

This Strawberry is the earliest of all the sorts, ripening at least a week before the Old Scarlet, and a most abundant bearer. Its runners are produced very early; they are numerous, small, and of a reddish colour.

38. AUTUMN SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi.

p. 176.

Fruit about the size of the Old Scarlet, ovate, with a neck, of an uniform dark shining red. Seeds yellow, deeply embedded, with ridged intervals. Flesh solid, firm, pale scarlet ; the flavour good.

39. Bishop's SEEDLING Scarlet. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 172.

Fruit of moderate size, round, with a neck, hairy, light scarlet. Seeds deeply embedded, with ridged intervals. Flesh solid, firm, pale scarlet, with a moderate flavour.

40. BLACK ROSEBERRY. Pom. Mag. 20.

Fruit of good size, bluntly conical, deep purplish red, and shining. Seeds slightly embedded, with flattened intervals. Flesh dark red next the outside, solid, buttery, and juicy, with a very excellent flavour, differing much from other strawberries.

41. CARMINE SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi.

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from Nova Scotia in 1802. Its priority of introduction, therefore, from Germany, is thus established; and its name as Austrian Scarlet was published in my Catalogue of 1815, ten years previously to this part of the Horticultural Transactions making its appearance.

Fruit large, bluntly conical, with a neck, of a brilliant, shining, varnished red. Seeds slightly embedded, with sharp ridged intervals. Flesh pale scarlet, tinted with red, firm, and very high-flavoured.

42. CHARLOTTE. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 155. Princess Charlotte's Strawberry. Ib.

Fruit middle-sized, round, hairy, of a dark purplish red. Flesh scarlet, firm, and high-flavoured.

A very moderate bearer, but ripens early. 43. CLUSTERED SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 164. .

Clustered Wood Pine. Ib.

Fruit of a moderate size, obtusely conical, or nearly round, very dark purplish red. Seeds of the same colour as the fruit, unequally embedded between the intervals, which are sometimes flat and at other times bluntly ridged. Flesh scarlet, firm, and well. flavoured.

44. CockSCOMB SCARLET. Hort Trans. Vol. vi.

p. 180.

Fruit large, compressed, with a furrow along the apex, which appears as a simple indenture when the berry does not put on a cockscomb shape; the early berries are completely cockscombed, so much so as to enclose the calyx within the fruit by surrounding the end of the peduncle ; colour bright scarlet. Seeds pale, slightly embedded between flat intervals. Flesh pale scarlet, solid, with a large core, well-flavoured, but without acid.

45. GARNSTONE SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 171.

Fruit middle-sized, round, hairy, with a short neck, of a rich glossy scarlet. Seeds red, deeply embedded, with round intervals. Flesh scarlet, firm, with a sharp agreeable flavour.

46. GRIMSTONE SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi.

p. 166.

Fruit middle-sized, conical, with a neck, of a dark scarlet colour. Seeds numerous, variously but deeply embedded, with regular acutely ridged intervals. Flesh solid, pale scarlet, of excellent flavour, and possessing a peculiar sweetness.

47. GROVE END SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol, vi. p. 159. Pom. Mag. 7.

Atkinson's Scarlet. Ib. Wilmot's Early Scarlet.

Fruit of considerable size, depressed, spherical, of an uniform bright vermilion colour. Seeds slightly embedded, between flat intervals. Flesh pale scarlet, firm, with a core ; flavour agreeable, and slightly acid.

This is a very excellent Strawberry, an excellent forcer, and an abundant bearer ; ripening its berries in succession, and early.

48. Hudson's Bay SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi.

p. 168.

American Scarlet.

Late Scarlet. Hopwood's Scarlet. York River Scarlet. Hudson's Pine.

Fruit large, with a neck, irregularly shaped, approaching to ovate, of a rich dark shining red. Seeds unequal in size, deeply embedded, with ridged intervals. Flesh pale scarlet, firm, hollow, with a core; of a moderate flavour, with much acidity.

This should remain ungathered till it assumes a dark colour and is fully ripe ; otherwise the acid which it contains predominates, and injures the flavour of the fruit.

49. Knight's LARGE SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 178.

American Scarlet. Knight's Scarlet.
Great American Scarlet. Large Scarlet.
Hairy-leaved Scarlet.

Fruit above the middle-size, roundish, or slightly conical, of a light vermilion colour. Seeds deeply

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embedded, with ridged intervals. Flesh nearly white, soft, of a pleasant flavour.

50. LEWISHAM Scarlet. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 163,

Scarlet Cluster. Ib.

Fruit small-sized, roundish, with a short neck, of an uniform dark, shining, purplish red, growing in clusters, slightly hairy. Seeds embedded, but not deep, with flat intervals. Flesh scarlet, firm, and solid; the flavour very moderate.

51. METHVEN Scarlet. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 172.

Methven Castle. Southampton Scarlet. · Fruit very large, cordate, compressed, inclining to cockscomb in the earliest fruit, the late ones conical, dark scarlet. Seeds pale yellow, not deeply embedded, regularly and closely set with ridged intervals. Flesh scarlet, very woolly, and tasteless, with a large hollow in the centre.

52. MORRISANIA SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 162.

Fruit very small, round, dark red, growing in clusters. Seeds not numerous, more deeply embedded, with wide rounded intervals. Flesh whitish, soft, with a detached core ; flavour tolerable.

53. Nairn's SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 169.

Fruit of moderate size, irregularly ovate, sometimes with a short neck, of a deep rich, shining red. Seeds very deeply embedded, with sharp intervals. Flesh pale scarlet, firm, with a core: the flavour not rich, though agreeable, with less acid than the Hudson's Bay. It is a good bearer, ripening rather late.

54. NARROW-LEAVED SCARLET. Hort. Trans.

Vol. vi. p. 177:

Fruit middle-sized, conical, with a neck, hairy, of

an uniform bright scarlet. Seeds projecting, with flat intervals. Flesh firm, solid, pale scarlet, with a tolerably rich flavour.

55. Oblong Scarlet. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 153. Long Scarlet.

Padley's Early Scarlet. Long-fruited Scarlet.

Fruit rather large, oblong, with a long neck, which part being without seeds has a peculiar glossy or shining appearance, of a bright light scarlet. Seeds few, deeply embedded, between ridged intervals. Flesh nearly of the same colour as the outside, but a little paler, firm, and well-flavoured.

56. OLD SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 152.
Scarlet. Langley, p. 120. t. 55. fig. 1.
Ecarlate de Virginie. Duhamel, No. 11. t. 5.
Early Scarlet.

Scarlet-
Original Scarlet.' Virginian Scarlet.

Fruit middle-sized, globular, of an uniform light scarlet, slightly hairy. Seeds deeply embedded, with ridged intervals. Flesh pale scarlet, firm, and highflavoured. A very good bearer, and ripens early.

This Strawberry ripened at Twickenham, in 1727, May 10. O. S., or May 21. N. S.

57. PITMASTON BLACK SCARLET. Hort. Trans. Vol. vi. p. 175.

Early Pitmaston Black. Ib.

Fruit of a moderate size, oblong, with a neck, of a dark purplish red, slightly hairy. Seeds of the same colour as the fruit on the exposed side, on the other yellow, not deeply embedded, with rather flat intervals. Flesh tinted with scarlet, having a small core, tender, sweet, mixed with a pleasant acid, and has a little of the raspberry flavour.

58. ROSEBERRY. Hort. Trans. Vol. ï. p. 380. t. 27. Vol. vi. p. 156.

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