Navel Orange Tree, Citrus sinensis 'Navel'

Navel Orange Tree

FAMILY:
Rutaceae

ORIGIN:
Asia

DESCRIPTION:
Grows to about 20 ft. with 6" glossy green foliage and 4-petalled white fragrant flowers

CULTIVATION:
Full sun, well-drained soil

PROPAGATION:
Ripe or semi-ripe cuttings

COMMENTS:
Appeared in the new world around the time of Christopher Columbus; native to India but now grown commercially throughout tropical regions of the world; hardiest of all orange trees

 

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