When do oranges ripen?

Answer I'm afraid there is no straightforward answer to this. There are many varieties of oranges and they all ripen during certain times of the year. So you could have a constant supply of oranges if you... Read More »

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Do oranges ripen after they are picked?

According to established Florida citrus mail seller, Hale Groves, oranges and grapefruit do not continue to ripen once picked. But many other fruits and vegetables do.

Gardeners: Is it better to ripen tomatoes on the vine or pick them when they are mature and ripen them?

Tomatoes ripened on the vine do taste better and is what I would recommend (more tomato flavour), however you run a slightly higher risk that bugs will start eating away the tomato depending on whe... Read More »

What is the Difference Between California Oranges and Florida Oranges?

Most oranges in America are grown on one of our two coasts--in Florida or California. Because of the differences in Florida and California climate and soil, the oranges can look and taste quite dif... Read More »

Do Blood Oranges really taste like regular oranges?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUE.No, they don't taste like plain oranges... they taste better. Depending on the amount of heat the flavor is distinctive and rich with overtones of raspberries or stra... Read More »