White mould - rotting oranges on tree

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White mould - rotting oranges on tree

Postby fyfin » Sun Oct 29, 2023 8:34 pm

We have a relatively young orange tree and this year we had lots of oranges for the first time. However, when I was showing my sister who was visiting she spotted some of them were soft and covered in what looked like a white/blue mould. When I looked closely I could see there were quite a few like this so I took them off. Most of them didn't seem ripe but I took them all off anyway and juiced them, it tasted Ok actually but I wondered if I should have sprayed the tree with something.
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Re: White mould - rotting oranges on tree

Postby spanish_lad » Fri Nov 17, 2023 12:29 pm

We bought a sack from carrefour last week, unfortunately we had to throw at least 10 oranges away because they were soft and mouldy.
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Re: White mould - rotting oranges on tree

Postby fyfin » Fri Nov 17, 2023 2:37 pm

This has happened to us before when we bought some from the market and left them in a fruit bowl. My wife thought it was something they had been sprayed with but we had washed them. Still a bit of a mystery
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