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A Remarkable Fruit Colony

Here are forty-three fruits on a single slab of a spineless cactus. It is hardly necessary to state that this is one of Mr. Burbank's highly developed fruiting varieties. The slabs do not often quite duplicate this record, to be sure; but on occasion they even exceed it. A hundred tons to the acre is the possible yield of fruit like this.

A Remarkable Fruit Colony

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 8 Chapter 8