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GregW

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Arctic Frost Ready to Pick?
« on: November 13, 2020, 06:40:03 PM »
I only have one orange to pick. Is this ready to pick?



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Re: Arctic Frost Ready to Pick?
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2020, 11:57:57 AM »
Yes

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Re: Arctic Frost Ready to Pick?
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2020, 05:42:14 PM »
Thank you. I went ahead a picked it.
The peel was a little thicker than I expected and the scent made me think that the flavor of the fruit would not be the best. The white part around the fruit segments was hard to remove from the fruit. The fruit taste was better than I expected, not excellent, but acceptable.

I have went ahead and planted one of my trees in the yard. The second one will be planted in the next week or so. They may very well be killed from the cold, but they have managed to survive for 4-5 years unprotected in pots on the deck. 

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Re: Arctic Frost Ready to Pick?
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2020, 10:13:51 AM »
Please come back next year and let us know if your Arctic Frost was able to survive and how it is doing.

Arctic Frost should be able to survive zone 8a in the South, in Alabama. Birmingham is supposedly on the border of 8a and 7b.
It might have a better chance if you are in a suburban neighborhood.

 

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