What is MOUNTAIN SORREL (Oxyrta digyna Nat Ord Polygonacese)?

This is best grown as a standard, and can be bought in a fruiting condition ; where young trees are planted they take six to eight years to arrive at a fruitful state. In planting, it is material to preserve all the roots, and not to cut them at all, or the tree may be checked for years. It prefers a rich warm soil, and does not succeed in clay or heavy land. It grows into shape without pruning.G. B. See also MoRUS in TREES.

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