Arizona Egyptian Cotton


Arizona Egyptian Cotton
ARIZONA EGYPTIAN COTTON
Obtained from modified forms of Gossypium barbadense and grown in Arizona and Southern California. Has a fibre 35 to 45 mm. long. Pima cotton is included in this.

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