[NAFEX] rootstock under meyers lemon

athagan at atlantic.net athagan at atlantic.net
Mon Apr 16 08:36:47 EDT 2007


There's no fruit in the world worth the amount of effort that it would
take to turn trifoliate orange fruits into something approaching
palatable. {laughing}

The stuff does make a pretty fiercesome hedge though.

.....Alan.

Quoting nottke1 <nottke1 at earthlink.net>:

> Trifoliate Orange (Poncirus trifoliata) can grow to a large citrus
> tree.  The juvenile spines are thin, but on the mature tree they
> are stout and up to 2.5 inches long.  Here it is hardy to 5
> degrees.  The fruit is very seedy and the pulp is very tart - with
> much effort, the fruit can be made into marmalade or lemonade. 
> They are hard to eradicate once established.
> 
> Jim Nottke
> near Winston-Salem, NC   Z7
> 




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