National Geographic : 1951 Jul
IV 1R .04 OrAFO BMW " *, ear i 4 e j$ Y.R. 44 National Geographic Photographer 13. Anthony Stewart Frost Outside, Yet Bananas, Papayas, and Vanilla Thrive in Longwood's "Tropics" In the garden conservatory on the Pierre S. du Pont estate near Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, gardener Charles H. Briggs (right) shows a visitor fragrant vanilla beans. This vine, which ordinarily rambles, is trained ball-fashion around its trunk. Mr. Briggs picks bananas from the giant tree (left) and papayas (background) all year long.