Westin Sweet Orange (Citrus x Aurantium L.)Regular price $49.95
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The Westin Sweet Orange is a Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree native to Brazil. A vigorously growing Citrus family member, Westin Sweet Orange makes for a highly productive mid-season variety.
Perfect for juicing, the medium-small fruit bears a glossy, yellow-orange rind encasing deep orange, virtually seedless flesh. Acidic-sweet, the flavor of the Westin Sweet Orange is considered a good quality and bears a similar color appeal to Hamlin.
Growing a dense canopy, the Westin Sweet Orange consists of countless deep green leaves which are fragrant when crushed, releasing a sweet citrus scent. They’re definitely a lovely and aromatic addition to any Florida orange grove!
Planting, cultural care, pruning, and harvesting are similar for all citrus plants, with a few slight variations. Generally, they are best planted in filtered sun with well-drained soil that can hold moisture and nutrients. Citrus trees a particularly high demand for nitrogen. If you’re fantasizing about long afternoons of picking fresh fruit from your personal citrus grove, keep this in mind: The key to growing citrus is setting it up for success from the start.
Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree
Winter, Spring, Year-round
Main citrus fruit production will take place in late winter through spring, but may produce throughout the year
Mature size varies by citrus tree type. Overall, citrus varieties can be grown in containers and maintained at smaller sizes.
Soil & Moisture:
Well-drained, high fertility and good moisture-holding capacity; High nitrogen demands. Regular watering throughout the first year and throughout flowering and fruiting season.
Full Sun, Part Shade
Overall, citrus prefers slightly shady areas and has better fruit production in part shade lighting conditions.
Outdoors 8-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Although their fruit provides a distinctly tropical twist to any drink or dish, Citrus trees trees are actually very cold hardy fruit trees, taking temperatures down to the low 20's!
Grafted and capable of producing fruit within 1 year.
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