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Satsumas are a good choice
Posted by Dave in NoVA z7a on 11/7/2017, 5:50 pm, in reply to "Citrus Could Be Georgia's New Crop"
Edited by Dave in NoVA z7a on 11/7/2017, 5:50 pm
Satsumas are an excellent choice because they ripen early -- typically before hard frosts set in. You wouldn't want to risk a variety that needs to hang on the tree all winter. And Satsumas are fairly hardy.
It probably wouldn't take all that much work though, to set up a hoop house framework over the small tree rows and have some plastic ready to protect the crop.
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