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Citrus horticulture expert joins UF Indian River REC

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May 8, 2023

By ROBIN KOESTOYO FORT PIERCE, Fla.---A scientist with a career invested in Florida citrus production will join the citrus research team from the heart of Florida's renowned grapefruit production region. A native of Brazil's famous citrus ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Citrus Greening Disease, Flavia Zambon, Grapefruit, HLB, Horticulture, Indian River Research And Education Center, Mandarin, Millennium Block, Ronald D. Cave, Rootstocks, Scions

2022-2023 UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Citrus Picking

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December 20, 2022

It is winter and the temperatures are dropping, the holiday season is upon us, and citrus across the state is ripening on the trees. In this season of giving, have you ever noticed your backyard orange trees produce just too much fruit for ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Charity, Citrus, Clay County, Donation, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Gleaning, Grapefruit, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Orange, Picking, Tangerine, Volunteer

Citrus Harvest: For Yourself and Others

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December 20, 2021

By Connie Gladding January is the time to pick most of our citrus fruit from Navels, Satsumas, Key Limes, Grapefruit, etc. To be sure that your fruit is ready, pick a couple and taste them. If they are nice and sweet, pick away, ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Citrus, Donate, Donation, Fruit, Gleaning, Grapefruit, Harvest, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Navel, Orange, Picking

Citrus Choices for the Panhandle

May 5, 2016

The panhandle of Florida is a great place to grow citrus with our plentiful sunshine and sandy soil. But some varieties do better than others. Here are some that thrive in the more northerly climes of Florida: Satsuma mandarin is cold hardy ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Calamondin, Citrus, Citrus Canker, Citrus Culture, Disease, Edible Landscape, Fruit Trees, General Gardening, Grapefruit, Hamlin, Kumquat, Lemon, Lime, Meyer Lemon, Minneola, Navel, Panhandle Gardening, Parson Brown, Satsuma, Tangelo

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