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oranges & grapefruit…

my mother has a huge grapefruit tree and a much smaller orange tree on her property in Florida, she has enjoyed an abundance of grapefruit in the last 7 years.  the orange tree is only a couple of years old so not much fruit from it, 9 oranges I think she said…

I don’t eat grapefruit, but apparently these are delicious!  she gives them away by the bag full every year…

grapefruit.2013below is the lovely flower on the tree along with the tiny green grapefruit…

grapefruit2.2013below are the tiny new oranges…it is interesting when they are this tiny they look exactly like the grapefruit…even the flowers do!orange tree.2013

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4 responses

  1. Gorgeous photos…We have an grapefruit orchard and the flowers smell incredible!

    March 24, 2013 at 1:18 am

    • thank you Cindy…my mother only has one grapefruit tree, but it is huge, almost too large for where it is now…

      March 24, 2013 at 3:04 pm

  2. Too bad I don’t live next door to your mother since our family loves grapefruits. 🙂 Their blossoms are very lovely!

    Blessings ~ Wendy

    March 25, 2013 at 1:42 am

    • lol…her tree produces so many they are able to share with their friends constantly…yes and the blossoms smell wonderful as well.

      March 25, 2013 at 2:29 am

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