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Three New Citrus Varieties From Spain
« on: September 30, 2015, 10:22:02 AM »
Spanish growers are commercially growing three new citrus varieties for the retail market. Oronules,  Clemenrubi, and the Ortanique.

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Re: Three New Citrus Varieties From Spain
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2015, 12:15:11 PM »
I tasted ortanique for the first time past winter season. It's like a mandarin with the size of an orange and has a great taste! I love it!
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Re: Three New Citrus Varieties From Spain
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2015, 10:35:07 PM »
I picked up an ortanique last year in a 7 gallon. I didn't let it fruit this year and it looks like it will have a real nice crown one day. I think it is suppose to fruit January through March and I needed a late fruiter. MarcV  was the ortanique you tasted seedy?
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Re: Three New Citrus Varieties From Spain
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2015, 12:08:12 AM »
ive tried to graft ortanique several times with no success, and i have not been able to find the tree locally in southern california. but i did try the fruit and i liked the taste very much and want to get a tree when i can find one.

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Re: Three New Citrus Varieties From Spain
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2015, 02:50:03 AM »
MarcV  was the ortanique you tasted seedy?

I don't remember how seedy it was but there were seeds that I am growing now. I also bought a plant from the Oscar Tintori nursery in Italy. That plant is currently carrying several small fruitlets but my guess is they will drop off during the winter months...
...but I could be wrong...

 

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