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Citrus sinensis 'Washington Navel' | Washington Navel Orange

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Family: Rutaceae

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This tree will grow 6'-8' tall and wide. It produces sweet, tasty, seedless oranges in fall and winter. It has shiny green, leathery, evergreen foliage and produces clusters of fragrant white flowers that bloom in the spring. This orange tree does best in full sun with well draining, sandy soil. It does best with citrus fertilizer during the growing season. Shelter from wind. This tree can be grown in containers or espaliered. It does not grow in desert or coastal areas.  Information by: PlantMaster

Anatomy

Plant Type

Tree

Height Range

6-12'

Width Range

Flower Color

White

Flower Season

Spring

Leaf Color

Green

Bark Color

Brown

Fruit Color

Orange

Fruit Season

Winter, Fall, Intermittent

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Medium

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy

Soil Condition

Rich, Well-drained

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

Messy

Sunset Zones

8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

n/a

Design

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish

Accenting Features

Espalier, Fragrance, Silhouette, Specimen, Standard

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Lawn, Patio, Walls / Fences

Special Uses

Container, Hedge, Screen

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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