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My Citrus trees
« on: April 15, 2017, 12:16:39 PM »
Some citrus

Chandler Pomelo









Celamondine




Bahia orange tree




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Re: My Citrus trees
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2017, 01:31:40 AM »
The Owari next to my back door is starting to bloom. Smells marvelous!

What rootstock/s are your trees on? How old are they?

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Re: My Citrus trees
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2017, 04:05:38 AM »
The Owari next to my back door is starting to bloom. Smells marvelous!

What rootstock/s are your trees on? How old are they?
Hi! I don't know. The orange and celamondine trees are 7 years old. The pomelo i just bought him. I have more trees and will update this...  ;D

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Re: My Citrus trees
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2017, 02:55:12 PM »
Your trees would appreciate it if you removed the grass from around their trunk.   I see you have a Bahia orange. The Bahia orange tree is the variety that was originally imported from Brazil into the USA in 1870 by the USDA. The USDA then sent out out from Washington two of the trees to Mrs. Luther C. Tibbes, of Riverside, California who grew them in her yard.. The trees were among the first to bloom and fruit in the USA.  It is from these two trees, one of which still is living, that the navel orange industry of California and mainly of the world has developed. The variety came to be referred  commonly as the Washington Navel orange, and was distributed under that incorrect name.  Later horticulturists attempted to introduce the correct name, Bahia, but to no avail: the markets had become so familiar with the designation Washington navel that it could not be supplanted.  We would be interested in seeing the rest of your citrus collection.   

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Re: My Citrus trees
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2017, 04:00:03 PM »
Hello Millet! Thank's a lot for your comment! Bahia oranges are  very common here. I have two of them. I have 1 Celamondine, 1 tangerine from Setúbal that is an old local variety, 1 valencia orange, 1 Cara cara, 1 Chandler pomelo, 1 Tahiti lime, 1 Vanilla orange of the variety "vaniglia apireno di Ribera", 1 Lisbon lemon, 1 usual grapefruit, 1 grapefruit from Corsega that is very big and sweet, 1 moro orange, 1 sanguinello orange, 1 Clementine Amoa 8, 1 Kumquat and 4 fingerlime (green, red, rose and yellow pulp). This is the list of all my citrus trees. 20 trees total. ;D
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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2017, 08:44:39 PM »
Louisport, you have a great  collection of citrus.  Plus you have a second collection of four varites of different colored Finger Limes. Very impressive.

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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 06:27:46 AM »
Louisport, you have a great  collection of citrus.  Plus you have a second collection of four varites of different colored Finger Limes. Very impressive.
Thank you very much for your support. With time i will post more photos. This is a great time for citrus because they are all growing with new shots and flowers.  ;D

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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017, 10:49:22 AM »
Miracle of SPRING, every plant is born to a new vegetative season in europe.
Congratulations for your citrus trees, especially for your Pomelo, still so little and crowded of flowers, i envy you  :)
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