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Q.Some of my oranges are split with a soft black spot and thin skin

Zone sacramento CA 95828 | Anonymous added on October 28, 2020 | Answered

The fruit looks dry.

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Answered on October 29, 2020

It sounds like the tree has a problem or two. Read these two articles for solutions to the black spots and thin skins.

I'm reading that dry fruit is often due to a tree just being immature. Dry fruit may happen for the first harvest or two, and diminish as the tree grows strong and mature.
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