Blood orange tree growing tree of the genus citrus is a type of Orange, Blood orange tree grow as perennial evergreen plant, can grow in subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Flowers color white with yellow stamen.

Blood orange fruit

Fruit size ~5-7 cm’ and color is mostly red but sometimes with little bit of orange. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer). It can be sweet / sour or something in between and mostly used for juice. Rind color orange or red-orange, rind is edible but sometimes little bitter also used as flavor and fragrant

Blood orange tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for growing Blood orange tree care:

Loamy soil, need a little cold in the winter

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, necessary to graft

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
When the tree young very sensitive to citrus leaf miner

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis

Pruning season:
End of the winter, beginning of the spring

How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, density branch grown

Size of the plant?
3-8 m, 10-24 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
Spring / Winter

General information about the flower
Flowers are white with yellow stamen

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible Fruit

When does Blood oranges yield:
Autumn / Winter

Pests or diseases in the fruits:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria, fruit explode (lace of water)

What can be done with big quantities of fruits?
Eat, juice, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind

Work requirements on the fruit:
pick up (sometimes cut branches that grow into the fruit)

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Ripening of the fruits:
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house

Scientific name:

Citrus × sinensis

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