The Q&A Archives: Bad Tasting Fruit

Question: My orange tree is producing fruit sparcely. The fruit is does produce has bumps on it and taste bad. Any suggestions on how to correct these problems?

Answer: What you describe sounds exactly like the growth habit and fruits of a sour orange tree (rather than a sweet orange tree). The skin of the fruit on a sour orange is bumpy and the fruits are best made into marmalade.

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