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Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« on: February 01, 2020, 02:15:55 PM »
My in ground Saint Dominic Sour Orange tree is producing new flushes of growth on each and every branch tip of the entire tree.  100 percent of the tree is producing a flush.  Never seen such a complete flush on a citrus tree before
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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2020, 11:07:31 PM »
Very interesting tree and history. What do you do with the fruit? Rosaries? Marmalade?

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2020, 06:44:05 PM »
It's been a warm winter everywhere, maybe it has an effect. Especially the sun rays are stronger.

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2020, 10:56:28 PM »
G, up to now I have not done anything with the Saint Dominic Orange fruit, but with this years fruit I am going to make marmalade.  I originally received a seed from this famous tree from Sister Mary Catharine, a Dominican Nun, back in August of 2006  and planted it.   The seedling tree is now 7 feet tall and produced just a few fruit last year.  I expect a larger crop this year.   As you probably know, the tree has a very long history dating back to 1200 AD.  I was very lucky to obtain a seed.history                                                                                                                                         
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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2020, 10:47:32 PM »
May bee you can use the seed to make rosary bead :)

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2020, 12:49:21 PM »
Any chance you'll be offering seeds?  I would very much like to have this plant.

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2020, 08:59:41 PM »
Yes I would be very happy to send you seeds.  The fruit will probably be mature in the fall.  E-Mail me then.

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2020, 06:08:48 AM »
Super!  Thank you so much.  I'll add a calender reminder for myself in October. 

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2020, 06:03:44 PM »
Is this sour orange growing outside in Colorado unprotected?

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2020, 02:09:43 PM »
No, it is growing in the ground inside a large greenhouse.

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Re: Saint Dominic Sour Orange
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2020, 01:22:05 PM »
It's been a warm winter everywhere, maybe it has an effect. Especially the sun rays are stronger.
It may be a warmer period we are in, but the suns rays have not changed one iota and are the same as they always have been. 
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