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Re: weather/citrus

I missed a digest somewhere, seem to have that problem a lot...but got your 
message from Jim's great reply.  
I'm no authority on citrus.....from experience, mine have fruit and blooms at 
the same time.  Some are repeat producers, such as the limequat.  While 
others seem to produce only once.  Others are young and have yet to produce, such 
as the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit.   Florida has different varieties of citrus 
than Texas for the most part.....for our soils, climate, etc.  The best for 
this area (upper Tx. Gulf Coast) is the Satsuma, it is also my favorite in taste.

zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast

In a message dated 1/8/2004 7:58:52 PM Central Standard Time, 
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
Noreen - you mention citrus.
> I have a really stupid question to ask you and Jim and anyone else who 
> might know.
> I think I read that some citrus trees crop more than once a year. Do
> oranges set fruit more than once a year? If so, do they have blossoms 
> at
> the very same time that they have a big beautiful orange ready for
> picking?

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