Richard Frotscher, Seedsman

July 10, 2020

Richard Frotscher (1833-1896) was a seedsman and horticulturist. He was born in Leipzig, Saxony (now Germany). He made his way to New Orleans after the Southern Rebellion. He established himself as a horticulturist, writing about botany and horticulture in the American South. While many companies operated mail-order seed businesses, Frotscher established a new angle. He […]

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