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Can Kumquats be Frozen?

There are a variety of fruits that can be stored frozen. Kumquats can survive for several months in the fridge without losing freshness. How? First, slice the kumquats in half and remove the seeds. Put the kumquats in a container and coat with a simple syrup before placing it inside the fridge. To make the… Read more »

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What are the Types of Kumquat Trees

What are Kumquats? Kumquats are slow-growing evergreen citrus trees or shrubs. Gardeners often plant kumquats not just for their fruit, but also because they make an attractive addition to their landscape or a lovely potted décor to their home. Classified as a Citrus japonica, they were once classified as a part of the Fortunella genus.… Read more »

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When do Tangelos Bloom?

Citrus enthusiasts constantly claim that Honeybell Tangelos are one of the sweetest, juiciest, and most flavorful citrus fruits you can find. But what is a Tangelo? Tangelo tree, scientifically named Citrus x Tangelo, is a sweet orange hybrid of any mandarin orange and grapefruit (or its parent the pummelo thus the name Tangelo, the portmanteau… Read more »

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Do lime trees need full sun?

Lime is a citrus fruit, smaller than lemon, typically round, green in color, and contains acidic juice vesicles. They taste similar to lemons with a slight difference in scent and flavor. They are often used to add flavor and tang to foods and drinks.   Today, Lime trees grow year-round in many countries like India, Mexico,… Read more »

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The Tangerine is a Delicious Little Fruit That Has Come a Long Way

Tangerines are easy-to-peel, reddish-orange hybrid citrus fruits which resulted from the cross-breeding of mandarin orange and pomelo. They are typically referred to as “baby oranges” because of their small size, flattened tops, and less rounded body. Tangerines are also more flavorful, sweeter, and less acidic than regular oranges making them a favorite among kids and… Read more »


How to Fertilize Citrus Trees

Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, which includes citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons, grapefruits, pomelos, and limes. A Standard sized Citrus Tree can grow somewhere between 18 to 22 feet, whereas dwarf citrus varieties only grow to about 8 to 12 feet. Most citrus varieties are self-fertile,… Read more »

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Can Orange Trees survive the winter?

Winter season can be tough for Orange Trees and although many are cold-hardy, they still need protection from the freezing weather. It is essential to educate yourself on how cold temperature affects your Orange or Citrus trees. Orange Trees can withstand temperatures between 35 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Trees that are bearing fruit can endure… Read more »

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What to Look For In Nutrient Rich Oranges

Orange is one of America’s most favorite fruits and one of the world’s most cultivated fruiting trees for home gardening and commercial growth. I am sure it does not come as a big surprise since we all know how fantastic an orange is. Just think about the bright-sun-kissed-orange skin enticing you to peel it off,… Read more »

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The Most Popular Grapefruit Varieties

The different sweet Grapefruit tree cultivars are prized for their handsome evergreen foliage that can provide shade in the heat of summer, and their juicy, flavorful fruits that come in varying colors and flavors – from white acidic to pink bittersweet, to Ruby Red which is super sweet. Best Mail Order Grapefruit There are many… Read more »


What is a Kumquat?

Have you ever seen a citrus tree so thick with olive-sized, orange fruit that the branches seem like they are about to break? If so then you most likely saw a Sweet Kumquat tree or Sour Kumquat tree (not an orange) during the peak fruiting season. But what is a Kumquat if it isn’t an… Read more »

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What does a lemon tree look like?

Lemon Lime trees are popular citrus trees grown worldwide for commercial use and personal gardening. They are grown mostly for their juicy, tart (sometimes lightly sweet) fruit that can be used for making alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, baking cakes and pastries, making candies, concocting vinaigrettes, making marinades, and even cleaning the house. With the many… Read more »