Six Months Old Chestnut Tree in Bearing
This is a veritable infant prodigy. Only six months ago, its cotyledons broke the soil; and to-day it bears goodly clusters of maturing fruit, as the picture shows. To cause a tree to take on this habit of an annual plant is a remarkable triumph of selective breeding.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 11 Chapter 4