Reference numberMS/928/2/95
TitleLetter from Edward Lawrence Hillier, Hillier & Sons, West Hill Nurseries, Winchester, to Charles Vernon Boys, St Marybourne, Andover, Hampshire
Date12 October 1940
DescriptionSending two varieties of damsons. He believes that the previous failures of Boys's plants to fruit might be caused by bullfinches taking the buds, or by some unknown shortage of plant nutrient in the soil - magnesia, perhaps. Describes his company's recent experiences with damsons. In addition to these, he will send Boys one purple beech.
Physical descriptionOn paper.
Access statusOpen
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