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Bloodorange 'Moro'

Citrus sinensis 'Moro'

Bloodorange(Eng.), Bloedlemoen(Afr.)

Moro is the most red cultivar of the bloodoranges. High in the antioxidant, anticitocanine and vitamin C, it is the perfect companion in cold winter months to help fight colds and flu. Blood oranges came from China in the 1800 and Moro is a budmutation that produced seedless red oranges.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Winter, Spring

Harvesting

Harvest fruit when fully colored and ripe on the tree.

Propagation

Cuttings
Graft cultivar on seedling or rootstock.

Geography

Origin
Spain
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Personality

Family
Rutaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Strong

Problems

Scale, citrus butterfly and false codling moth.

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