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Citrus - sweet orange

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One of the pleasures of a subtropical garden is plucking fresh sweet fruit straight from the tree. Imagine fresh orange juice for breakfast! Turn the peel into marmalade! Beekeepers - let your bees feed on the sweet-scented blossom to make fragrant honey for breakfast toast! And if you live somewhere that gets a little frost in winter, citrus plants like oranges will grow happily in large pots while small, for moving indoors during colder months.

We can't ship this product to Tasmania or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

Citrus x sinensis - sweet orange

DESCRIPTION: Tall thorny tree with deep green glossy leaves, small scented white blossoms, large smooth-skinned sweet orange fruits in abundance. Self-fertile. These plants are seed-grown.
USE IN: Feature planting, orchards and kitchen gardens, privacy hedging. Edible fruit, and blossoms that can be made into herbal tea.
PLANTING: Plant in full sun and well drained soil; they do not like getting their roots wet. Needs a temperature over 5C and a temperature change between summer and winter for best fruiting. Very heat tolerant. Will grow in fairly alkaline soils but alkaline water may cause yellowing of the leaves; treat with citrus-specific plant food if this occurs.
CARE: Prune to desired height if necessary; any seasonal pests can be treated with eco-oil or similar.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  9 m x 3 m.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.

We can't ship this product to Tasmania or Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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