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Question by billgus1022
January 17, 2011
My minneola tree has loads of fruit. The problem is that the peel is not separating well to make it easy to peel. Other years, this was never a problem. What is causing this?

Answer from NGA
January 17, 2011
Environmental conditions/cultural care are the general reasons for fruit that's hard to peel. A frost can cause this and since we've recently had cold weather, I suspect that's the cause. Next year's fruit should be fine.

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