hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Tepid....citrus

Pam, why don't you try one of the new Satsuma's out.  When I first  moved to 
Houston, it was reported that it was the only citrus that was hardy,  and that 
was in 89 when we had that terrible freeze down to 17 degrees, and in  83 
they had a couple feet of snow from what I hear.  I've had mine now  since 90, 
survived the snows, light frosts and freezes, even ice storms we had  several 
years ago.  There are new improved named varieties out  now.   I really think it 
would be hardy in your area, especially since  I think Howard Garrett says it 
is hardy in Dallas.   Lemons and limes  seem to be more hardy too, or the 
Calamondin, which looks like a small  tangerine, but eaten like a Kumquat (with 
Jim, would know more about the new varieties, probably.
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 5/28/2005 10:11:16 AM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

I love  citrus and wish something was hardy here.

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement