Orange Trees
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Oranges

Zone Arizona | Anonymous added on September 30, 2017 | Answered

I live in Carefree Arizona and my orange trees are loaded with fruit however all of the oranges are green and not turning orange. What is going on

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 30, 2017

Citrus fruits can take a long time to ripen. This article is about lemons, but the advice applies to all citrus trees:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/lemons-stay-green.htm

Some non-commercial varieties of orange can have greenish skin when ripe- try one and see how it tastes.

Also check this article in case your tree has symptoms of citrus greening:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/citrus/citrus-greening-disease.htm

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