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Washington Navel Orange Trees

Washington Navel Orange Trees (Citrus sinensis (Orange))

California's Central Valley, there's probably millions of acres of citrus trees (we grow more citrus than the state of Florida) and hundreds of miles of almond trees. Photo taken May 11, 2011.

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Wow That's a lot of trees .Can you imagine having to pick all that fruit by hand :lOL

21 May, 2011


I believed they are picked by hand, too. It's a lot of hard work, luckily the fruits ripen in late winter. This area get blistering hot in summer (the average highs in summer are over or near 100ºF/38ºC. and many times it's much hotter).

21 May, 2011

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