Citrus Resources

Web sites and Books with information related to Citrus

  1. wcutler
    Web sites with information related to Citrus; see below for Nurseries and Books

    Welcome to Citrus Resources. Feel free to check out the links, add your comments or submit your own link suggestions by clicking the button on the right and discussing them on the Citrus forum. Any links to nurseries or other commercial ventures are provided as a service to the public and do not constitute endorsement by UBC. Caveat emptor!"

    Citrus Offers Year-Round Options
    Article (PDF document) at University of California, Santa Cruz "offers ideas for choosing and growing a variety of citrus in the home garden.

    Link location http://casfs.ucsc.edu/documents/for-the-gardener/citris.pdf
    Submitted by Junglekeeper, link updated by wcutler
    Submitted date 06 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Citrus Pest Management Guidelines
    University of California and UC Cooperative Extension website for Integrated Pest Management guidelines in California for Citrus.

    Link location Citrus Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Submitted by mr.shep
    Submitted date 07 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Citrus Topics
    Index to a collection of articles on citrus at University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension.

    Link location Citrus
    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 06 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Fruitmentor
    Dan Willey's website created with a grant from California's Citrus Research Board. The articles and videos intend to provide education on proper growing procedures to help protect California (and other) citrus trees from greening disease. Videos include step-by-step instructions on:
    How to Graft and Root Citrus Cuttings in One Step
    Grafting Fruit Trees - Z Grafting Citrus
    Grafting Orange Trees - How to Graft a Tree by T-budding
    Grafting Lemon Trees – Successfully Grafting Fruit Trees with the T-Bud
    Grafting Citrus Trees with the Patch Bud - Making a Fruit Cocktail Tree
    Grafting Citrus Trees - Cleft Grafting a Citrus Cocktail Tree
    Grafting Citrus Trees - How to Bud Graft Successfully

    Link location fruitmentor™ - Helping those who grow and eat the most delicious fruit.
    Submitted by Dan Willey
    Submitted date 07 Oct 2016; last confirmed 07 Oct 2016

    Fruits of Warm Climates
    Digitized copy of Julia F. Morton's book on fruits at Purdue University which includes a large number of citrus species, under the heading Rutaceae.

    Link location Fruits of Warm Climates
    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 06 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Home Citrus Growers
    A citrus collector's site documenting his large collection.

    Link location Citrus Site - Full Index
    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 06 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    ID of Citrus Diseases
    Link for identification of citrus diseases. Part of the Citrus Topics site from the U. of Florida, mentioned above. There is information on the page, and a PDF file available for download.

    Link location HS-798/CH159: A Guide to Citrus Disease Identification
    Submitted by skeeterbug
    Submitted date 03 Mar 2008; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Mark’s Fruit Crops
    Originally written as an aid to the class “introduction to Fruit Crops” at the University of Georgia, this site has moved out of the university and is now the independent site of Mark Reiger, Dean of the U. of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The site consists of material from Mark’s book, Introduction to Fruit Crops.

    Link location Lemon, Lime, Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit | Fruit Crops
    Submitted by Junglekeeper, updated by wcutler
    Submitted date 06 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Patio Citrus for Texas
    An excellent overview of Patio Citrus from Aggie Horticulture.-Aggie Horticulture® is a registered trademark of Texas Cooperative Extension.

    Link location Patio Citrus for Texas
    Submitted by mr.shep
    Submitted date 07 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Questions and Answers to Citrus Management
    Citrus FAQ at University of California, Davis. This is a PDF file.

    Link location http://ucanr.edu/datastoreFiles/391-272.pdf
    Submitted by Junglekeeper, link updated by wcutler
    Submitted date 06 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    University of California Riverside Citrus Variety Collection
    The collection is one of most substantial anywhere in the world. One of the most important and prestigious Citrus research centers in the US.

    Link location UCR: Citrus Variety Collection
    Submitted by mr.shep
    Submitted date 07 Oct 2005; last confirmed 31 Oct 2015

    Nurseries

    Carlson Family Farm - Mini Citrus Trees
    New citrus nursery in rural Nova Scotia, sells from our farm gate in Pictou County, from Halifax Farmers Market (2 hrs away) and provides bare-root online ordering and shipping across Canada.

    Link location www.carlsonfamilyfarm.ca
    Submitted by Carlson Family Farm
    Submitted date 04 Apr 2016; last confirmed 04 Apr 2016

    Clifton's Flower & Garden Center
    Buy Plants Online. Recommended as a source for Meyer lemons; they carry other citrus as well. They will get the phytosanitary documents for you too. ($30 per order) They are expensive but you get a quality plant
    and it is shipped in a bullet proof package.

    Link location http://www.buyplantsonline.com/home.asp
    Submitted by Gregn
    Submitted date 10 Aug 2006; last confirmed 12 Nov 2015

    Connon Nurseries
    Ontario nursery with several locations. Reported to carry several varieties of citrus including Meyer lemon.

    Link location Connon Nurseries
    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 12 Aug 2006; last confirmed 12 Nov 2015

    Fruit Trees and More
    Nursery and demonstration orchard in North Saanich, BC. They list lemons, limes, mandarin oranges, blood oranges, navel oranges, kumquats, hardy citrus, kaffir limes- over 30 varieties - some of which are hardy enough to be grown outside.

    Link location FRUIT TREES and MORE
    Submitted by Catia
    Submitted date 13 Sep 2015; last confirmed 12 Nov 2015

    Richmond (Ontario) Nursery
    You can get citrus trees including meyer or pondarosa lemon trees, orange trees, mandarin trees at Richmond nurseries. It is a excellent well known nursery just outside of Ottawa. You can search their inventory.

    Link location Richmond Nursery - Richmond Nursery
    Submitted by tree
    Submitted date 13 Feb 2007; last confirmed 12 Nov 2015

    Print resources (books) with information related to Citrus

    All About Citrus & Subtropical Fruits
    This Ortho Books publication, in spite of its tantalizing title and cover, provides a limited amount of information on citrus and what's there lacks detail. ISBN: 0897210654

    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 29 Oct 2006; last confirmed (as available) 1 Nov 2015

    Biology of Citrus
    This technical writing by Spiegel-Roy and Goldschmidt contains much information useful towards understanding and growing citrus. Suitable for all citrus growers. ISBN: 0521333210

    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 29 Oct 2005; last confirmed (as available) 31 Oct 2015

    Citrus
    This technical writing by Davies and Albrigo contains much information useful towards understanding and growing citrus. Written mainly for orchard growers. ISBN: 0851988679"

    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 29 Oct 2005; last confirmed (as available) 31 Oct 2015

    Citrus: Complete Guide to Selecting & Growing More Than 100 Varieties for California, Arizona, Texas, The Gulf Coast and Florida
    The main focus of Lance Walheim's book is on providing information on citrus varieties that would aid in the selection of the ones most appropriate to the reader's growing climate. ISBN: 0962823643

    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 29 Oct 2005; last confirmed (as available) 31 Oct 2015

    Citrus: Selection Guide, Planting & Care
    This Sunset Books publication provides information on citrus varieties that would aid in the selection of the ones most appropriate to the reader's growing climate. Includes chapters on various aspects of growing citrus. . ISBN: 0376031042

    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 29 Oct 2005; last confirmed (as available) 31 Oct 2015

    Citrus: Selection Guide, Planting & Care
    This Sunset Books publication provides information on citrus varieties that would aid in the selection of the ones most appropriate to the reader's growing climate. Includes chapters on various aspects of growing citrus. . ISBN: 0376031042

    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 29 Oct 2005; last confirmed (as available) 31 Oct 2015

    The orange : golden joy
    The orange : golden joy by John Train; Mark E Smith, Language: English, Type: Book, Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Distributed by Antique Collectors' Club, ©2006. ISBN: 1851495258 9781851495252, Subjects: Oranges.
    Beautiful photographic essay. Lots of excellent photos of the various varieties as well as settings where they are grown. Recipes and historical information. For the layman.

    Available at the following libraries if unable to get:
    USA
    Alachua County Library District Gainesville, FL 2601 United States COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO Chicago, IL 60605 United States California State Polytechnic University, Pomon Pomona, CA 91768 United States
    Florida Gulf Coast University Ft Myers, FL 33965 United States Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Indianapolis, IN 46206 United States
    Minuteman Library Network Natick, MA 01760 United States
    National Geographic Society Library Washington, DC 20036 United States New York Public Library, Br Library New York, NY 10016 United States

    United Kingdom
    National Library of Scotland Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
    Natural Hist Mus London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom

    Australia
    Wellington Shire Library Central Gippsland Victoria

    Submitted by Liz
    Submitted date 16 Jun 2007; last confirmed (as available) 1 Nov 2015