On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 00:37:28 -0500, email@example.com wrote:
If you mean the very small mandarins, in the northeastern
USA, we've only been able to purchase them around
Sometimes they're called 'satsumas', sometimes 'mandarins',
sometimes other things. I think they're called
Navel oranges in the US are usually harvested by May or June. Imported from
southern hemisphere growers, navels can be found, sometimes at a premium.
New crops should start coming in around Nov - Dec from California and
Florida. Right now they are mostly picking Valencias.
elizabeth, Baton Rouge, LA
And none of the currently available mandarins/tangerines/clementines
tastes at all like the tart tangerines we got as children. Too many
generations of breeding with sweet oranges has ruined the tangerine.
A tangerine Jelly Belly tastes more like a tangerine than a tangerine
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