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Van Rossem, Gerald Adriaan
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Rose breeder   Listing last updated on 27 Jun 2022.
Naarden, Noord Holland
Gerald Adriaan van Rossem (October 2, 1866 Rotterdam - July 24, 1956 Naarden)

[From A Rose Odyssey, by J. H. Nicolas, 1937, p.134:] G. A. van Rossem...went to England to complete his professional training, then established a firm at Naarden, near Amstersdam...One of the two specialties of the firm is trained fruit trees (espaliers, etc.)...But Van Rossem...had the love of the rose in his heart. He became a large rose-growing operator. The excellence of his plants won him the appointment as a furnisher to the royal family...As a relaxantion Van Rossen started hybridizing...
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