oregon citrus

Due to a warm spring and a mild fall, our Satsuma mandarins are ripe and ready for sale a little early this year. Here’s the scoop: Satsuma mandarins are alternate bearing, meaning they produce a lot of fruit only every other year. This is an off year, but somehow we ended up with about the […]


It’s harvest time in the greenhouse. We’ve been eating Satsuma mandarins off our own trees for a couple weeks now, and they’re awfully good, especially when considering their provenance. In 2007, Henry ordered 65+ year-old citrus seedlings from Tree Source Citrus Nursery¬†(propagated from varieties kept at UC Riverside via Japan), and he grew them in […]