Dwarf Washington Navel Orange

Citrus sinensis 'Dwarf Washington Navel'

Delicious, easily peeled, seedless fruit is produced by this dwarf-sized tree. Fragrant flowers in spring and handsome foliage, year round. Adapted to most areas, except desert and cool coastal areas. Grafted onto Flying Dragon root stock. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSIT-rus si-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring
Design IdeasKeep 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Edible, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPurple 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

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