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Can Kumquats be Frozen?

There are a variety of fruits that can be stored frozen. Kumquats can survive for several months in the fridge without losing freshness. How? First, slice the kumquats in half and remove the seeds. Put the kumquats in a container and coat with a simple syrup before placing it inside the fridge. To make the… Read more »

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What are the Types of Kumquat Trees

What are Kumquats? Kumquats are slow-growing evergreen citrus trees or shrubs. Gardeners often plant kumquats not just for their fruit, but also because they make an attractive addition to their landscape or a lovely potted décor to their home. Classified as a Citrus japonica, they were once classified as a part of the Fortunella genus.… Read more »

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When do Tangelos Bloom?

Citrus enthusiasts constantly claim that Honeybell Tangelos are one of the sweetest, juiciest, and most flavorful citrus fruits you can find. But what is a Tangelo? Tangelo tree, scientifically named Citrus x Tangelo, is a sweet orange hybrid of any mandarin orange and grapefruit (or its parent the pummelo thus the name Tangelo, the portmanteau… Read more »

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What is a Sugar Apple Tree?

Have you ever seen a pale green or somewhat blue-green fruit that looks like a giant raspberry?  If you have then most likely you have seen a sugar apple fruit, otherwise known as sweetsop, or custard apple. This heart-shaped fruit is covered in segmented knobs that look almost like scales both on the inside and… Read more »

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Can Peach Trees Grow Indoors

So you want to grow a Peach Tree, but the lack of garden space prevents you from doing so. Why not grow indoors? Lots of fruit trees can be grown indoors and there are times when they even do better indoors than when grown outside. How about peaches, can they be grown indoors/containers? As a… Read more »

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How much water does a fig tree need?

The common fig (Ficus carica) also known as the “the poor man’s food,” is native to the Middle East and the western part of Asia. It is one of the earliest fruit trees to be cultivated, with many different species naturalized in North America and Asia. In the Mediterranean, its fruit is widely used as… Read more »

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Florida Oranges are part of a Healthy Diet

The world today has become more vigilant and mindful when it comes to health. People are going crazy doing different diet regimens like Keto, Paleo, and Low-Carb to help them lose or maintain weight so they can live a healthy lifestyle. If you are planning on starting a diet make sure to include oranges like… Read more »