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Plant description:

This citrus is known for its sweet fruits. The fruit is ripe when the skin on the fruit is orange. It has oblong to elliptic, glossy leathery dark green foliage and bears clusters of white flowers that bloom in spring. Plant orange trees in a full sun position, they can also tolerate partial shade. Leave oranges on the tree until you’re ready to use them, as they do not continue ripening after picking.

Family: Rutaceae

Synonym: –

Botanical Pronunciation: –

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Botanical name

Citrus sinensis

Plant Care

Size

Categories

Flowers

August September October Orange trees bear clusters of white flowers that bloom in Spring.

Common name(s)

Orange

Origin

Foliage

This fruit tree has oblong to elliptic, glossy leathery dark green foliage.

Uses in landscape design

Orange trees make good specimen trees.
Subtropical gardens

Drought tolerance

Medium

Planting instructions

Plant orange trees in a full sun position, they can also tolerate partial shade.

Fruit

February March April May June July
This citrus is known for its sweet fruit. The fruit is ripe when the skin on the fruit is orange. Leave oranges on the tree until you're ready to use them, as they do not continue ripening after picking.

Uses

Uses:: Cullinary: yes Medicinal: Cultural: Commercial: ornamental plant Cosmetics: Other Uses: Part Used: Attracts: Features:

Wildlife attractions

bees , butterflies

Interesting info

Edible fruit , Fragrant/ scented flower

August September October
Orange trees bear clusters of white flowers that bloom in Spring.

This fruit tree has oblong to elliptic, glossy leathery dark green foliage.

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