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Moro Blood Orange

$29.97
Item #1934.
Availability: In stock

Container Size: 5x12


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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors, 4-11 Patio
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Moro Blood Orange is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Citrus sinensis

The most colorful of the blood oranges, with a dramatic red flesh and a rind that has a bright red blush. The flavor is less acidic than other oranges with distinct hints of strawberry or raspberry. Moro blood oranges are used for both juice and fresh eating.

Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Red
Ripens:
December - March
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:

15' height with 10' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.

Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 32° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
4 - 11
Chill Hours:
None
Size & Spacing

15' height with 10' spread. Can be kept smaller with pruning.

Plant 10' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care

Blood oranges do well in a rich soil mixture of native soil and grow mulch. This tree must have well-draining soil and will not tolerate standing in water. Requires full sun, 6 - 8 hours a day and consistent moisture. Tree grows into a densely branched, full rounded crown. Moro orange is moderate-growing and will reach 15' outdoors, but can easily be kept 7' - 10' with regular pruning. Makes an excellent container plant and is easy to espalier. The fragrant white blossoms and the red-orange fruit makes a dramatic garden focal point.

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