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(Orange)

Sweet orange is an evergreen fruit tree with a dense, globular canopy that can reach to 30-feet in height. Originally native to southeast Asia, these fruit trees have been cultivated for thousands of years and are valued for their tasty fruit and decorate appearance. Many cultivated varieties exist to include variants of blood and navel oranges. Sweet orange trees prefer full-sun, well-drained soil and thrive where summers are hot. They may be planted as specimen trees, hedges or screens. Smaller...

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John Rickard

(Navel Orange, Washington Navel Orange)

A day without orange juice is like a day without sunshine and many people agree. The juice of sweet oranges has become a dietary staple of millions worldwide. No trees of Citrus sinensis exist in the wild today, but probably originated in China, northeastern India, and southeastern Asia. They were eventually moved along Asian trade routes to Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe where those of wealthy means established orangeries. Spaniards brought oranges with them to South America in the...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Sanbokan )

The origin of Citrus is uncertain. It is believed that most species are from northeastern India eastward through the Malay Archipelago and south to Australia. There are between 20 and 25 species and hundreds of hybrids, varieties and cultivars. Several hybrids are naturally occurring. Citrus exists in sub-tropical areas with the exception of the pumelo which is more tropical in nature.

All members of this genus are large shrubs or trees. They are commonly evergreen (rarely deciduous)...

(Satsuma)

Easy to peel, sweet tender flesh and good cold tolerance, Satsuma mandarin tangerines are favored for eating out of hand and backyard orchards worldwide. These small to medium-sized evergreen fruit trees have been grown for more than 2000 years and are highly prized by cultures across the world. Originating from China, they were taken to Japan by monks who further developed the variety. The trees arrived in the United States in the 1870s via the wife of a United States minister to Japan who sent...

(Brown Select Satsuma, Satsuma)

Easy to peel, sweet tender flesh and good cold tolerance, Satsuma mandarin tangerines are favored for eating out of hand and backyard orchards worldwide. These small to medium-sized evergreen fruit trees have been grown for more than 2000 years and are highly prized by cultures across the world. Originating from China, they were taken to Japan by monks who further developed the variety. The trees arrived in the United States in the 1870s via the wife of a United States minister to Japan who sent...

(Miho Satsuma, Satsuma)

Easy to peel, sweet tender flesh and good cold tolerance, Satsuma mandarin tangerines are favored for eating out of hand and backyard orchards worldwide. These small to medium-sized evergreen fruit trees have been grown for more than 2000 years and are highly prized by cultures across the world. Originating from China, they were taken to Japan by monks who further developed the variety. The trees arrived in the United States in the 1870s via the wife of a United States minister to Japan who sent...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Owari Satsuma, Satsuma)

Easy to peel, sweet tender flesh and good cold tolerance, Satsuma mandarin tangerines are favored for eating out of hand and backyard orchards worldwide. These small to medium-sized evergreen fruit trees have been grown for more than 2000 years and are highly prized by cultures across the world. Originating from China, they were taken to Japan by monks who further developed the variety. The trees arrived in the United States in the 1870s via the wife of a United States minister to Japan who sent...

Image of Citrus x meyeri photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Meyer Lemon)

Discovered in a Shanghai dooryard in 1908 by plant explorer Frank Meyer, this lemon/orange hybrid is a small evergreen tree with thick glossy leaves and sweet orange-yellow fruit. Its fragrant white flowers and medium-sized "lemons" appear year-round, but most abundantly in winter and early spring. It is nearly thornless.

Meyer lemon prefers full sun, well drained soil, and hot summers, and is relatively cold hardy. Its compact habit, handsome foliage, and attractive, tasty fruit make it an ideal...

(Improved Meyer Lemon, Meyer Lemon)

Discovered in a Shanghai dooryard in 1908 by plant explorer Frank Meyer, this lemon/orange hybrid is a small evergreen tree with thick glossy leaves and sweet orange-yellow fruit. The cultivar 'Meyer Improved' was selected for its resistance to Tristeza virus which destroyed many Meyers lemons and cold hardiness. Its fragrant white flowers and medium-sized "lemons" appear year-round, but most abundantly in winter and early spring. It is nearly thornless.

Meyer lemon prefers full sun, well drained...

Image of Citrus x nobilis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Tangor, Temple Orange)

Tangor, a sweet orange-mandarin hybrid, are spreading, evergreen fruit trees to 12 feet. Attractive foliage and fruit. Fruit is seedy with a pebbled rind. Moderately cold sensitive. Varieties are numerous and diverse. Prefers full sun and a well-drained soil. Use as a specimen tree, hedge or screen.