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Carica papaya Papaya - Native to the tropical regions of Central and South America. Mexico was one of the first countries to cultivate it. It has been historically trace back by archaeologists to the times when Mesoamerica existed. Since then Venezuela, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic have relied on its exportation for revenue. Interestingly, Vietnam has reported a new variant. Its introduction to China has caused its increase in popularity.
Citrus glauca Desert Lime/ Mexican Lime - Known as the Desert Lime throughout South Wales, Australia. A highly prized specimen throughout Australia and Europe. Excellent for producing beverages and for beers, such as Coronas. A very popular lime in Cancun, Mexico. According to agricultural scientists, C. glauca is considered one of the most drought resistant species on the planet. Able to withstand temperatures over 125 degrees Fahrenheit without need of hydration. Also, resistant to the extremely cold temperatures in the desert.
Citrus meyeri Meyers Lemon/ Improved Meyer Lemon - Native of China. Brought to the US in the early 1900s by a world explorere named Frank Meyer. His passion for self exploration exposed him to the lovely Meyer Lemon in Beijing, China. Grows best in a subtropical region. Exceptionally grown in Southern California and Florida. The current Meyer Lemon is a variation of the original Chinese Meyer Lemon. It is referred to as the Improved Meyer Lemon. The Improved Meyer Lemon appears to have a much higher resistance to microbial pathogens, such as viruses and protozoans.
Citrus reticulata Mandarin/ Tangerine - Native to China, specifically the southern borders of the entire country. From its first reported harvesting, over 5000 years ago, the European provinces would travel south in search for the delicious fruit bear by this specimen. During those times, the Japanese were also in search for Mandarin. The Japanese referred to the fruit as "satsuma." Just over 400 years ago, the Japanese acclimated the Mandarin to the climate in Japan and began selling fruit to the Gulf of Northern America.
Citrus reticulata 'Gold Nugget' Gold Nugget Mandarin - The Gold Nugget Mandarin is a seedless, sweet tangerine
Citrus sinensis Navel Orange - Native to the country of Vietnam. It is also thought to of originated in the southern regions of China. Grows exceptionally well in subtropical climates. Excellent for every district in Southern California. Also, some of the greatest amounts of barring occurs in Argentina and Brazil. Interestingly, due to the modern advances in agriculture in the US, the US has become the leading commercial seller in the world.
Citrus spp. Gold Nugget Tangerine - Gold Nugget tangerine is an interesting hybrid of two great tangerines (Kincy and Wilking). A remarkable genetic hybridization by California scientists from the University of California, Riverside. The manifestation required over 20 years to accomplish. As a California native, this specimen grows superb in any district. Moreover, a specimen most notable for its seedless and juicy qualities.
Citrus X paradisi Grapefruit - Grapefruit is truly a man manifestation of two plant species--C. sinensis and the C. maxima. The cross between the sweet orange and pummelo, respectively, created one of the most beloved fruits in Malay Peninsula and southern countries in Asia. Further genetic hybridization has created both a yellow and pink variant. Both the yellow and pink variant produce large, juicy, and tasty fruit.
Citrus lemon Eureka Lemon - Native to the far east regions of the world. Historically, fossils can be traced back to India and China. During the Renaissances, lemons were used as antiseptics and antidotes for medical procedures. In Ancient Egypt, lemons were cherished by the lords of that era. As for today, lemons are still cherish by chefs and bartenders.
Citrus sinensis Blood Orange - Bloody in the interior of the orange is the most striking characteristic. When allowed to ripen to its fullest, the orange adopts a blood-colored fleshy appearance. Less acidic and sweeter than the Valencia Orange. The weather conditions often will determine the color, size, and flavor the fruit expresses. This genetic hybrid was created in Sicily, Italy. Botanists believe the hybrid stemmed from 3 specie varieties in the Citrus genus family. Grows exceptional in all districts in California, especially in Orange County, California.
Citrus tangelo Tangelo - Tangelo is another human creation. A hybrid of three species: C. maxima, C. reticulata, and C. paradisi. It can best be thought of as a mixture of a tangerine and a pomelo. Its origin traces back to southeast regions of Asia. Praised for it high amounts of juice and sweet flavor. Its rigid shell provide it protection from birds and pest. It begins to bear fruit in November. In California, tangelos can provide fruit until early March. The tree is of small stature and retains a nice foliage in all districts of California.
Diospyros kaki Japanese Persimmon - Native to the country of Japan. In Japan, many farmers grow mass quantities of Persimmons in Yamagata and Nakagawa, Japan. There exists several other variants of Persimmons throughout the world. All variants tend to follow a similar physical appearance with a slightly different taste and shape. They generally contain a light yellow-orange tone in the beginning months. As the persimmons are left on the tree to undergo further oxidation, the fruit adopts a darker reddish-orange tone. With proper fertilization using the appropriate fertilizer nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium ratio, the fruit can reach small pumpkin sizes.
Fortunella spp Kumquat/ Meiwa Kumquat - Native to China. Since the 1800s, the northern provinces residing along the borders of Russia cultivated this lovely citrus plant. Its green foliage adds a nice accent to a tropical garden. The juicy and sour contents inside the kumquat remain fresh for 5 months. No refrigeration is required for the fruit, as long as the fruit remain attach to the tree.
Malus domestica Alma Apple - Native to Kazakhstan, Tajikistan where locals refer to this delicious variegated apple as "ALMA." Also, central regions of Asia contain many acres of this specimen. A very popular apple in Xinjiang, China. Grows well in Inland cities of Southern California, and through most of the central areas of California. Once it roots, it becomes drought-tolerant.
Malus sieversii Wild Apple - Native to the central regions of China. A popular apple along the railroad through Xinjiang, China. Supposedly, over the past 4000 years, transposition of gene loci in this specie sprung all of the species seen in Asia. Cultivators adore this specimen for its hardiness and drought tolerance, especially in central China where drought periods can vary unpredictably.
Mangifera altissima Filipino Mango - Native to Manila, Philippines. During the early 1900s, many Filipino merchants exported large quantities of their delicious mango to Indonesia and the Solomon Islands. In doing so, the mango tree quickly established acclimations to the tropical and subtropical climates. Its popularity quickly spread throughout the southern peninsula of Asia. Fortunately, regions in California with near subtropical climate, such as Orange County, possess the potential to harvest this exotic mango.
Mangifera casturi Kalimantan Mango - Endemic to the tropical regions of Indonesia. Emigration to the northern regions of Southern Asia introduced this delicious mango to other countries during the early 1800s. With the early migrants, seeds were sold and grown in India and Southeast Asian countries. The Kalimantan Mango is notable for its leathery yellow peal and creamy core. In India, the leaves from the tree were often fed to the cattle for its rich source of fiber.
Mangifera foetida Horse Mango - Native to the beautiful country of Thailand. Currently, high exportation is sent to Singapore and Vietnam. Locals use it for making juices and ice cream. Many popular cafes in Bangkok, Thailand often sell milkshakes and desserts with this fibrous and hairless mango. Often eaten unripe for its crunchy core. Therefore, beloved by many many many Thai people in Southern California.
Mangifera sylvatica Nepali Mango - Native to Nepal. Local custom is to eat the mango dried and during its unripe period. Families in Nepal often make beautiful baskets for wedding gifts. Local trade has introduce this mango variety to Cambodia and Myanmar. A popular supplement of vitamins and antioxidants for health conscious individuals in this particular sector of the world. Nutritionists also have found the Nepali Mango as an excellent source of 2 enzymes: lactase and magneferin. As for its growing properties in California, it grows best in Southern California, in particular districts along the Coast.
Mangifera zeylanica Sri Lankan Mango - A extremely sweet and fleshy mango. A renown mango for its extreme flavor. Native to Sri Lanka. As an endemic fruit to Sri Lanka, it tends to have a unique carbohydrate balance. Ripens very quickly. Geneticists attribute its quick ripening to its accelerated oxidation. Nevertheless, superior for making juices. A perfect selection for owners with a sweet-tooth. When opened by pealing, the texture dissociates in a clumping fashion. Its pulpy nature makes an interesting frozen ice cream.
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