Dwarf Washington Navel Orange
Citrus sinensis 'Dwarf Washington Navel'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||SIT-rus si-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||Keep this delicious navel orange close at hand in a container where you can admire its handsome foliage and enjoy the fragrant flowers. Also easy to use as an informal hedge.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Edible, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Purple QueenTM Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea 'Moneth'), with its purple blooms and deep-green foliage, makes a showy statement when planted with this dwarf Citrus. Use the purple new growth and lilac-pink flowers of Herrenhausen Oregano (Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen') to the same effect. White Lightnin' TM Trailing Lantana (Lantana sellowiana 'Monma') gives year-round interest as a groundcover.|
Requires well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a citrus fertilizer in spring; repeat in fall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10