All posts in Texas Oranges

What is the difference between a Cara Cara and Navel Orange?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Navel Oranges, Texas Citrus, Texas Oranges

The outside appearance of a Cara Cara Orange is very similar to the sweet Navel Orange. Both are medium-large oranges with slightly thick, bright orange, glossy rinds that are roughly pitted and somewhat pebbled. While they may look the same from the outside, if you cut them open side by... more

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What are the best oranges for gifts?

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When someone says citrus, the first fruit that comes to mind is a plump, juicy, sweet Orange that is delicious, flavorful and utterly refreshing. It could be because oranges are timeless fruits that are available in all four seasons. It may be because they symbolize happiness and determination. Or, perhaps,... more

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7 Amazing Gift Ideas for Fall

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Buy Grapefruit, Eat Grapefruit, Fruit Baskets, Gift Baskets, Gift Guidance, Grapefruit, Grapefruit Gifts, Navel Oranges, Online Grapefruit, Oranges, Send Grapefruit, Ship Grapefruit, Texas Citrus, Texas Grapefruit, Texas Oranges | Tags : , , , , , , ,

Pittman & Davis is a family-owned company that’s been in business for more than 80 years, specializing in the delivery of wonderful orchard fresh fruit, smoked meats, cheeses, pastries, candies and other scrumptious gift food items. Pittman & Davis raises the most delicious of all grapefruit varieties to perfection, and... more

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10 Fun Facts about Navel Oranges

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Navel oranges are one of the healthiest fruits, filled with Vitamin C, fiber and potassium, and also low in calories. Consuming navel oranges more often may protect against heart disease, cancer and diabetes, and help to improve memory, blood pressure, the immune system and overall health. 1. Fresh navel oranges... more

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Taking Care of Texas Oranges

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Image by Christine â„¢ via Flickr Oranges are one of world's most temperamental fruits. They grow exceptionally well in warm, humid climates. But when the temperature falls below 20 degrees Celsius, oranges crops are often damaged. This is a particularly important concern in the United States, where oranges are only... more

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Growing Texas Oranges

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Image via Wikipedia Oranges first came to Texas at the end of the nineteenth-century. Since that time, crops have been cultivated in one relatively small section of the state. The region is known as the Rio Grande Valley and it is located in South Texas. Because it has a subtropical... more

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The Story of Texas Oranges

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Image via Wikipedia The orange was brought to Florida in 1565 by a group of Spanish Explorers. It was an instant hit. Over the next few centuries, farmers planted huge crops of the tropical fruit to satisfy local demand. By the early nineteenth century, demand was so high that the... more

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The History of Texas Oranges

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Image via Wikipedia Farmers have been growing oranges in Texas for more than a century now. The famous fruit arrived in the Lone Star State at the end of the nineteenth century. And although they are not a top orange producer, Texas oranges are some of the most sought after... more

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How to Grow Texas Oranges on Your Own

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Image via Wikipedia Sweet oranges are the most popular species of citrus fruit on the planet. Most historians believe that they were first cultivated in Northern India several hundred years ago. But the western world did not encounter the orange until the Age of Exploration. Famous explorers like Columbus brought... more

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Texas Oranges: The Heart Healthy Snack

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Image via Wikipedia Though they have been around for thousands of years, the orange was considered a delicacy before the 20th century. It was not until fresh fruit could be reliably transported that the orange became one of the world's most popular fruits, along with the grapefruit. According to the... more

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