Whats wrong with these oranges?

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by lawnman_scott, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
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    They look good on the outside, smell great, and i took a small bite and they taste good, but what does this look like to you?

  2. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
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    That's not a blood orange, is it?
  3. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
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    Never heard of a blood orange, but that is what it remended me of. it was almost like a not cooked steak (I'm not a canible, I like my food cooked).
  4. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
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    I think that's what it probably is. Sometimes they are much more red throughout, sometimes less. Sometimes just red bits in them. I guess it depends on the variety.
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2011
  5. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
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    Was wondering the same thing?

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  7. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    The colder the temps they are exposed to the darker the flesh is. I like them for cooking but they are usually not very sweet.
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  8. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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    The link above is good.

    But it could be to late in the season and the variety you have should have been picked back in Dec. I posted about two weeks ago I had squeezed my last orange for this season. I still have a bunch on my trees, but they are Too Ripe and going bad. I am not a Citrus expert by any means in fact I know very little about Citrus. But they start picking Oranges in my area in late Nov.
  9. fl-landscapes

    fl-landscapes LawnSite Silver Member
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    If your eating humans, you are in fact a canibal. Makes no difference if your human steaks are raw or well done. Its species not the way it is prepared that matters. And yes I know you were joking, so am I.
  10. lawnman_scott

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    Good point though, ok well I don't like my plate to look like a crime scene when I am done. I would have never guessed blood orange, never heard of that but I looked online and that is what they look like.

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