Citrus sinensis 'Trovita'
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|
|Lore||Washington was the first naval orange, and this cultivar is the second.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Tall, upright growing to 20 to 25 ft.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||This large vigorous citrus makes a fine small scale shade tree or an accent with high degree of fragrance and fruit color. Grow in a citrus orchard or insert into existing landscape. Great long range focal point or position to screen off undesirable land uses with it's evergreen foliage.|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Tropical|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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 general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 10