• Tree of the week: 'The grapefruit tree's small, beautiful blossoms looked like stars'

    28 days ago - By The Guardian

    With its dense foliage, sweet fragrance and lush fruit, it provided a perfect place to work for the artist Cece Cole. Now she hopes its seeds will grow a replica tree for her new home The artistCece Cole would spend hours working in the shade of the fragrant grapefruit tree that stood outside her old studio in Phoenix, Arizona. All year round its branches were heaving with delicious yellow fruit. “For some reason, this tree always had fruit on it,” she says. “It was never a seasonal thing.” The tree is at the back of the garden of the rented house where Cole, 51, spent two years with her...
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