Raised from seed at Angers, Fr.; fruited in 1838 by M. Charron.
This pear was found in a forest in the department of Loire-et-Cher, Fr., in 1871.
When I say I earned 35 Fr., it is merely to mention a round sum; in reality I never received it net.
Obtained about 1857 by M. Boisbunel, Rouen, Fr., from a seed-bed made in 1846.
Merlet came from the nurseries of M. Boisbunel, Rouen, Fr.; it fruited first in 1861.
M. Boisbunel, Rouen, Fr., raised this variety from seed in 1861.
Raised by M. Vauquelin, Rouen, Fr., from seed sown about 1816.
Obtained by M. de Mortillet, Meylan, Fr.; first published in 1865.
Amongst the latter may be enumerated Russula heterophylla, Fr., which is very common in woods.
An exquisite pear raised from seed by Leroy, Angers, Fr., in 1863.