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Date Photo Taken: 5/18/2011
Location: athens, ga
Posted By: JaniceMarable
What is the name of this tree/bush?
Looks like a bitter orange. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/68783/
Scroll down in that link to see other pictures of this plant.
Also see a previous post to Walter here
looks like poncirus trifolata…or hardy orange is the common name. I’ve not checked my facts from google.
I’ve used the little fuzzy fragrant yellow fruits in a bowl (& coming back to the room and the frangrance is wonderful).
…but watch dem thorns!
Tri-foliate Orange. Do not plant this as it will take over.
This is a Trifoliate Orange (Poncirus trifoliata). It’s related to citrus, but can escape cultivation, particularly around old farms.
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