[News Script: Berries] Part: 3 of 6
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BERRIES 2 2 2
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Figures they're 15 to 20 feet tall. The bearing sea-
son lasts about a month, and that means lots of black-
Behind the John Tucker home, at 32-59 Sandage in Fort
Worth, Tucker is ready to uproot an overgrown radish,
which must stretch halfway to China. That's not as
crazy as it sounds. The radish is an oriental variety,
and it might be homesick. At any rate, Tucker is ready
to take a look at it, and he needs a shovel for this
Mrs. Tucker offers some technical advice, but her hus-
band doesn't need it, because he's finally got that
radish out of the ground. Picking it up is a bit of
a strain, but Tucker, smiling like a proud papa,
vegetable in his arms, and comes 40 for a
closer look. Tucker says he M ordered his radish
seeds from the Murvons Company of Norwalk, Connecticut.
He says the firm specializes in oversized g fruits
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Berries], item, July 2, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc981391/m1/3/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.