Or­anges and lemons

Amateur Gardening - - A Gardener’s Miscellany -

Citrus fruits are among the most pop­u­lar of both fruit and or­na­men­tal plants world­wide. It’s no won­der, due to the fact that they not only look good but also pro­duce tasty – and vi­ta­min-rich – fruits. Even bet­ter, you can grow and har­vest your own or­anges and lemons in your back gar­den! Citrus fruits, which be­long to the rue

fam­ily (Ru­taceae), are among the most im­por­tant fruit­ing plants in the world. The high juice con­tent makes them cru­cial for the drinks in­dus­try, and the large citrus di­ver­sity, as well as the va­ri­ety of things you can do with them in the kitchen, keeps their de­mand high. So, let’s look at some of the facts as­so­ci­ated with them...

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