Definition of Garden huckleberry
1. Noun. Improved garden variety of black nightshade having small edible orange or black berries.
Generic synonyms: Black Nightshade, Common Nightshade, Poison-berry, Poisonberry, Solanum Nigrum
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Literary usage of Garden huckleberry
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... and erect or ascending peduncles, is stated by the originator to be a hybrid between the "garden huckleberry" and S. villosum of the Pacific coast. ..."
2. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"'garden huckleberry" upon Tomato. Twp attempts gave one success. The graft was vigorous and, when set out in the field, it grew until the autumn frosts. ..."
3. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"The "garden huckleberry," however, differs considerably from the ordinary French stubble- berry, the fruit being much larger in size but far ..."
4. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"The fruit is not unattractive in appearance and, as already noted, attempts have been made to introduce it as the "garden huckleberry. ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... also represented varieties of egg plant, peppers, potato, black nightshade and its more cultivated, though morganatic sisters—the garden huckleberry and ..."
6. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"In English, fruits of this so-called Gilo Group go by names such as scarlet eggplant, mock tomato, garden egg, garden huckleberry, or gilo. ..."
7. Orchard & Garden: A Guide for Beginners by Benjamin Wallace Douglass (1918)
"A few years ago a so- called plant wizard heralded what he was pleased to call a new garden huckleberry. It proved to be a member of the nightshade family, ..."