[NAFEX] Winter Hardy Tropicals

dwoodard at becon.org dwoodard at becon.org
Tue Feb 27 17:06:34 EST 2007

Geoffrey, there was at least one review article on hardy citrus in the 
Pomona a few years ago that covered these topics. I don't know if the 
index goes that far yet.

Doug Woodard
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

On Mon, 26 Feb 2007, Geoffrey Tolle wrote:

> Folks,
>     I've been researching zone 5 hardy tropicals with an eye towards
> trying to grow some within the next couple of years. I still have a lot
> to research but I have a few questions that some of you pioneers may be
> able to answer.

> 3) Oranges - Ponicirus trifoliata is listed as having fruit that is
> inedible (bitter, I assume) or lemon-like. What are people's experiences
> out there? Is it worth growing as a lemon substitute? Does the fruit
> mature in sone 5? Does anyone have experience with any of the other
> winter-hardy hybrids out there?


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