Sunday, August 19, 2007

Persian orange

The Persian orange, grown-up widely in southern Europe after its introduction to Italy in the 11th century, was bitter. Sweet oranges bring to Europe in the 15th century from India by Portuguese traders, rapidly displaced the bitter, and are now the most common variety of orange cultivated. The sweet orange will grow to different sizes and colors according to local conditions, most commonly with ten carpel’s, or segments, inside.


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