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AndrewAZ

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Recommendation on citrus to plant
« on: March 05, 2020, 11:29:02 PM »
I the front of my house, I have a Meyer lemon planted.  Only reason I planted it was because it was a dwarf ad on clearance.  Going to replace it.  I found a place with interesting dwarf citrus trees and the 3 most interesting ones I have to choose are gold nugget, cara cara, and AZ sweet orange(a left over variety from the Sunkist plant that closed in mesa, AZ.  Have tried it and it is a very high quality orange.)
Just want to see what people on here think would be the best choice.

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Re: Recommendation on citrus to plant
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2020, 08:08:03 AM »
I would have a tough time between the GN and Cara as I have both yet they are so different and taste great. If I had to pick just 1 I would go with the GN.

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Re: Recommendation on citrus to plant
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2020, 04:32:32 PM »
Plant them both.  Use the High Density Home Orchard approach.  Place them just three or four feet apart and treat them like one tree. For a home owner you get plenty of fruit.  For commercial harvests the crop is lessened but for homeowner use its perfectly fine.  So instead of 400 fruits from 1 tree, you'll get a couple of hundred on each. This assumes the growth habit on the two trees is approximately the same so that one doesn't take over the other.
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Re: Recommendation on citrus to plant
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2020, 06:41:07 PM »
Try and find a Corpaci lemon. Super quality Italian lemon. They were available in AZ a while ago.

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Re: Recommendation on citrus to plant
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2020, 12:05:21 AM »
great suggestion yorgos

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Re: Recommendation on citrus to plant
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2020, 05:54:15 PM »
My gold nuggets are super good, it loves heat too.  I would go fir one of those for sure. 
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Spring is early 2020?
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2020, 06:21:13 AM »
Took my treeís out after several tries, hopefully the last time, most are blooming, some carried fruitlets. Didnít know I have that many.





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Re: Recommendation on citrus to plant
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2020, 08:57:05 AM »
wow thats quite a collection luak

 

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