Please include Name, Addresss, Phone number and email address. Shipments usually arrive at your door 2-3 days after shipping. If you have any questions el free to contact us. WE SHIP THE MONTHS OF NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER BUT YOU CAN ORDER ANYTIME.
You may place order at anytime and we will ship when harvest begins and notify you when shipped . Currently ship U.S.P.S and box contains 25-50 peices of fruit depending on size. You will reieve within two to three days when shipped.
Bar L Citrus is located off Interstate 10 between Pensacola and Tallahassee. It is part of Bar L Ranch which is a well known Beef Cattle Operation The Ranch has been in operation by family since early 1900's and Citrus grove was planted in spring of 2003. Consist of 750 satsuma and Lee Tangerine trees.
All fruit is harvested by hand which is one of the steps we take to ensure quality. We practice Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) and have a Food Safety Audit completed begining of each harvest season by USDA.
Our packing facility is on-site and USDA approved for shipping and is another step in quality by processing and packing fruit same day as harvested.
Land is owned by Ryder Laramore who has residence on property. His father Herman Laramore previously owned and resided on property and his father Audie Laramore had originally bought property in middle of 1900's. Now land will go to 4th generation Landan Ryder Laramore.
Land is located at 4141 Laramore rd (County rd 278), Marianna, FL 32448 which is in Jackson County.
Welcome to visit anytime call ahead to be sure we are around property.
It is an old fashion tangerine that has zipper skin allowing easy peeling, sweet and basically seedless. They are part of the mandrian family and are very cold hardy trees survivie tempertures as low as 14F. Satsumas grown by Bar L are the best available due to the rich soil, hot summers and cold winters.
In 2018 Hurricane Micheal Hit with 150 mph winds trees remained in the ground but fruit was lost and trees were damaged.
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In the begining of the 20th centuryJackson County was home to the Satsuma Industry. There were over 3000 acres in production in the 1920's and were shipped by railcar to cities in the north such as Chicogo. There were annual festivals attracting over 30,000 vistors. The area became known as satsuma capital of the world. However the depression came and groves were hit with severe freezes killing most of the trees and with no money available they were not replanted.
Agriculture research departments of University of Florida and Auburn University developed cold protection using microjets. It is accomplished by spraying trees with water and as it freezes produces heat maintaining 32 degrees which is not threatening to trees.
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We love our customers, so feel free to visit anytime the months of November and December and purchase fresh box of satsumas, tangerines, navel oranges, lemons or grapefruit.
4141 Laramore rd, Marianna, FL 32448, us
We are open daily the months of November and December or call ahead.