Orange tree growing tree of the genus citrus also known as Sweet Orange, Orange tree grows as perennial evergreen plant, can grow in tropical, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Flowers are white with yellow stamen, flowers grow in clusters.

Oranges plant fruit

Fruit size ~5-12 cm’ and color is mostly orange, but can be red or yellow. 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, some cultivars are seedless. Rind color orange or red-orange, the rind is edible sometimes little bitter also used as flavor and fragrant

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Requirements for growing Orange tree care:

Warm climate, loamy soil

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

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

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?
Depend on the verity 3-7 m, 7-10m, 12 m  (10-36 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
White flower with the stamen yellow

Pollination is done by:
Bees, self-pollination

Edible Fruits

When does it yield:
Autumn / Winter

Fruits pests or diseases:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria

What can be done with big quantities of Oranges plant fruit?
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 fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house

Scientific name:

Citrus × sinensis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone

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