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sweetmommy
Fulshear, TX
(Zone 9b)

August 25, 2012
12:54 PM

Post #9253384

We found a few of these trees, growing along a country road. They look like citrus leaves and even the fruit looks like small oranges but the skin has a velvety texture and they smell like Passion Fruit. Sorry, I swear these photos were upright on my computer!
paula_p
Brazoria, TX
(Zone 9b)

August 25, 2012
4:21 PM

Post #9253630

maybe Satsuma?
sweetmommy
Fulshear, TX
(Zone 9b)

August 25, 2012
6:28 PM

Post #9253734

No, they're not oranges. I have a couple of Satsumas. Thanks though!
sweetmommy
Fulshear, TX
(Zone 9b)

August 25, 2012
6:48 PM

Post #9253756

Mystery solved by Plant ID Forum. Quote:
I think it may be Bitter orange, Poncirus trifoliata, the skin is fuzzy and it is used for rootstock for citrus

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