All posts in Grove Update

Pittman & Davis May 2019 Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

The classic navel on the bottom of a navel orange is actually a secondary fruit formed within the navel orange itself. Measuring navels in the field to give the packing house a heads up on how it should pack-out by size. An inside look at the deep rich orange color... more

Read more

Pittman & Davis April 2019 Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

Mangoes are harvested by hand just before peak ripeness, based on color, size, and feel. This ensures that each ripens to perfection at the ideal time after being picked. A southern mango tree can produce as much as six to seven feet of new growth per year. The new limbs... more

Read more

Pittman & Davis March 2019 Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

To grow the best Cara Cara oranges, we spend long days in the grove to ensure that each tree has ideal water, nutrition, drainage, and care. When we see dark green leaves and sturdy branches supporting perfectly ripening Cara Cara oranges like these, we know all our hard work has... more

Read more

Pittman & Davis February 2019 Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

Our Ruby Red Grapefruit are virtually seedless and bursting with sweet, refreshing juice. Their flavor is unmistakably zesty but sweeter than some other grapefruit varieties. The thin skin and thinly walled sections make eating or juicing these sweet, bright red treats a pleasure. Ruby Red Grapefruits start out as dark... more

Read more

Pittman & Davis October Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

Early morning light reaches into a row of trees in the grapefruit grove. The trees are planted in long rows to capture maximum light, and for efficient irrigation. When measuring the current grapefruit crop, we see that the fruit is attaining good size. This grapefruit will be ready to harvest... more

Read more

Pittman & Davis September Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

We work daily to monitor the results of both our growing practices, and the unique patterns of each season. We are delighted to report that this year’s early spring bloom has produced a stunning crop of delicious Bartlett Pears. As the harvest season grows near, this mature Bartlett Pear tree... more

Read more