Definition of Mazzard cherry
1. Noun. Wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting.
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Literary usage of Mazzard cherry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1860)
"If we sow a quantity of seed in garden soil of the common black mazzard cherry, (Cerasus avium,) we shall find that, in the leaves and habit of growth, ..."
2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Resistant Stocks and Varieties The mazzard cherry as a Stock Attention has been called to the fact that winter injury and unfavorable soil conditions may ..."
3. The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion (1869)
"The wild strawberry, compared with the Triomphe de Gand, or even with the Scarlet, is small, acid, and seedy, but, like the mazzard cherry, becomes much ..."
4. Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of by Oscar Wilder Underwood (1913)
"... and mazzard cherry, Manetti, Multiflora, and Brier roses, 3 years old or less, we ask that the present rate of $1 per thousand plants be continued. ..."
5. Annual Report by Columbus Horticultural Society, Columbus, Ohio (1905)
"If one wants a constantly increasing plantation of trees, all that is necessary is to set a row of yellow locust, mazzard cherry, sassafras or quaking ..."