TREES AND THEIR FRUIT. TnE area planted to apples in Tasmania Tas-mania is 9,803 acres in 13SI. and is being be-ing rapidly increased. The india rubber tree grows wild in Lee county. Fla., and in Fort Myers it is used as a shade and ornamental tree. The experience of several experiment stations is said to indicate that only a few varieties of figs are adapted in hardiness to any one location. . O.ye-tiiird of a tree in Simon Mutch-ler's Mutch-ler's orchard, near York, Pa., is pink with peach blossoms, a third is bearing bear-ing apple blossoms and the remainder grows good pears.