Kōrero: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Orange tree, Whangārei, 1880s (1 o 3)

Orange tree, Whāngārei, 1880s

This etching of an orange tree at Dent’s orchard, Whangārei, was the frontispiece of George Alderton’s 1884 Treatise and handbook of orange-culture in Auckland, New Zealand. Alderton grew citrus and grapes near Whangārei, and investigated citrus growing overseas for the New Zealand government. In the 1920s he led a scheme to develop Kerikeri as the centre of the citrus and subtropical fruit-growing industry.

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Reference: George E. Alderton, Treatise and handbook of orange-culture in Auckland, New Zealand. Wellington: Govt Print, 1884

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Citrus', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/15995/orange-tree-whangarei-1880s (accessed 20 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Sandy Scarrow, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008