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Sweet Orange

Citrus sinensis 'Washington Navel'

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Navel oranges are evergreen with glossy dark green leaves and produce round seedless fruit with a secondary fruitlet embedded in the flesh at the base of the fruit. Washington Navels have a medium to thick rind with dark orange flesh. Uses: Culinary

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Fruiting time
Winter

Harvesting

Washington Navels ripen in Winter.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Origin
Bahia, Brisalian city, but when imported into America in1870 it was propagated and spread from Washington.
Natural climate
Temperate to cool subtropical

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Edible
Fruits
Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Rutaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

Problems

False codling moth, Scale Insects and Larvae of Citrus butterfly can cause harm to your crop or trees!

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