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Re: Oranges and other fruits

Poster: "Heather Swann" <swann@intercon.com>

> Poster: PETERSR@spiegel.becltd.com (Peters, Rise J.) 
> I had a similar experience just a few months ago in Phoenix, which 
> leads me to suspect that the difference between what Dafydd and I 
> each tasted (ick!) and what we all think of as oranges may be due 
> to modern breeding for "ornamental trees" versus "fruit trees."  If 
> it's planted as a decoration, these days, and if it has bright 
> orange oranges hanging from it, I'll now tend to assume they aren't 
> meant to be edible.  (Florida oranges, bred for taste, are a sickly 
> yellow color.) 

Texas oranges, otoh, are orange in colour and known for their good taste...

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