Lue Gim Gong, Horticulturalist (1860–1925) Lue Gim Gong was a Chinese American horticulturalist remembered for his great contributions to Florida’s citrus industry, particularly his development of a cold-tolerant grapefruit. Lue Gim Gong lived and worked in DeLand, where citrus crops had been hard hit by freezes. He died in DeLand in 1925. FLOR500, Garden 323
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Lue Gim Gong was a Chinese American horticulturalist remembered for his great contributions to Florida’s citrus industry, particularly his development of a cold-tolerant grapefruit. Lue Gim Gong lived and worked in DeLand, where citrus crops had been hard hit by freezes. He died in DeLand in 1925.





 




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