The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Fruit gardens in India

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758. The dessert of Europeans in Calcutta is distinguished by a vast profusion of most beautiful fruits, procured at a very moderate expense; such as pine-apples, plantains, mangoes, pomelmoes or shaddocks, melons of all sorts, oranges, custard apples, guavas, peaches, and an endless variety of other orchard fruits.