Image from page 6 of "Annual catalogue : 1916 machinery, fertilizers, seeds, etc" (1916)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : C.M. Woolf & Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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. The longvarieties are best suited to a deep soil, and the globe sorts succeedbetter than the long sorts on sandy soil. GOLDEN TANKARD.—Best and most popular for dairy farming; avery large, yellow-fleshed sort, said to contain a large amount of sugar;grows largely above ground, is hardy and a heavy cropper. % lb., 15c;% lb.. 20c; lb., 30c. LONG RED.—This is an old-fashioned long red Mangel. % lb., 15c;% lb., 20c; 1 lb.. 30c. CARROT German. Mohre French, Carotte Spanish, ZamahoriaOne ounce will sow 100 feet of drill; 3 pounds required for an acre. ,CULTURE.—Carrots require a very finely pulverized soil to grow them toperfection. A good, light and well-enriched sandy loam is the best for thiscrop. For field culture, sow in drills 3 to 3% feet apart, so as to cultivate byhorse. Market-gardeners .sow in drills, about 18 inches apart, and cultivate byhand. For early crops cover % inch deep, and thin to six inches apart in therows for late, cover % inch deep, and thin to four inches.
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EARLY SCARLET HORN.—A verypopular sort; quick-growing; deeporange in color; blunt-rooted; 6 to 8inches in length. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c;% lb., 25c; % lb., 45c; 1 lb., 75c. IMPROVED LONG ORANGE.—The best known and most largely culti-vated of any carrot; excellent for stockor table use; roots deep orange. 12 to15 inches long. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c;% lb., 25c; % lb., 45c; 1 lb., 75c. Improved Long Orange. DANVERS HALF-LONG.—One of the heaviest croppers; roots darkorange color, 8 to 10 inches in length,thick, and ending in a somewhat abruptpoint; first class for all soils. Pkt., 5c;oz., 15c; % lb., 25c; y2 lb., 45c; 1 lb.,75c. OXHEART or GUERANDE.—Rootsshort and very thick, and intermedi-ate between Scarlet Horn and Chante-nay; color, deep orange; fine-grainedand sweet; easily dug; annually growsin favor. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c; % lb., 25c;% lb., 45c; 1 lb., 75c. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 4 C. M. WOOLF & CO., Inc., 1005 B Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. CABBAGE Spanish,
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