This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
This is one of the luxuries of New Orleans. It is a much superior fruit to the ordinary orange, but, decaying easier, is not suited to transportation, hence we do not get it in our markets. Those who have gardens in Louisiana should plant this delicious variety.