Bad Tasting Fruit - Knowledgebase Question

Winter Park, Fl
Question by erinmdotson
April 29, 2009
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 from NGA
April 29, 2009


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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