The delicious and nutritious fruit Orange trees is a variety of Citrus, add delightful greenery and the aroma of fragrant blossoms to your Garden. They will bloom in the winter months and the fruit ripens around 12 months later.
Planting & Care
SunLight: Orange trees should need plenty of sunlight daily.
Soil: Need well-draining soil and an adequately draining container. Choose a soil mix that contains vermiculite or perlite.
Watering: Orange trees need their soil to be kept moist, Best care of lime trees mean that you water consistently but not obsessively.
Fertilizer: Fertilize Citrus Orange Fruit Plants every three weeks from spring to summer with a high nitrogen fertilizer during the first year. Then should be fed with a high potassium feed to produce good fruit.
Temperature: Orange plants need a minimum temperature of 10-13°C (50-55°F); temperatures below 7°C (45°F) can severely damage or even kill the plants.
Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged branches and any small branches growing within a foot of the soil line, looking out for fruit or blossoms which look diseased.