Washington Navel Orange
Citrus sinensis 'Washington'
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 15 to 20 ft.; smaller as a container plant.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||With its clean evergreen foliage, this large spreading shrub is an excellent backdrop or specimen plant for all but desert and coastal areas. Fragrant flowers add another dimension to the garden.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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