Reference numberCLP/10iii/9
TitlePaper, 'Cultura vitis' by Col [Samuel] Tuke
DescriptionPaper on how to cultivate vines, taken from information given to Tuke by Mr Bizarre, chief vinedresser of Colombe [Colombes] near Paris. The paper discusses the sun, soil, and stocks required to grow vines as well as the best manner for planting and cutting the vines. Includes original figure.

Subject: Agriculture / Botany

Communicated by Mr [Charles] Howard. Read to the Royal Society on 14 December 1664.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/2/161
Related records in the catalogueCLP/10iii/9/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4977Tuke; Sir; Samuel (c1615 - 1674); 1st Baronet; royalist army officer and playwright c1615 - 1674
NA7731Howard; Charles (1630 - 1713); landowner and natural philosopher1630 - 1713
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