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AZ Sweet Orange

AZ Sweet Orange

Regular price $128.00 USD
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Plant Type: Citrus
Plant Height: 10-20 feet
Spread: 10-15 feet
Flower Color: orange
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Arizona Sweet Orange, a variety of Citrus sinensis, is a type of sweet orange specifically cultivated for its growth suitability and fruit quality in the unique climate conditions of Arizona. These oranges are prized for their sweet, juicy, and flavorful fruit.

Arizona Sweet Orange trees typically grow to about 10 to 20 feet in height and spread 10 to 15 feet, forming a well-shaped canopy with glossy, dark green leaves. The trees produce fragrant white blossoms, primarily in spring, which develop into the signature orange fruit.

The fruit of the Arizona Sweet Orange is known for its bright orange skin and sweet, juicy interior. The oranges are typically medium to large in size, with a balance of sweetness and acidity, making them excellent for both fresh eating and juicing. The skin is relatively easy to peel, and the fruit contains seeds.

These trees thrive in full sun and prefer well-draining soil. Regular watering is important for healthy growth and fruit production, but it's crucial to avoid overwatering. Arizona Sweet Orange trees, like other citrus varieties, are sensitive to extreme cold and may require protection during frost events.

In landscaping, Arizona Sweet Orange trees are often planted in home orchards and gardens, especially in regions with similar climate conditions to Arizona. Besides their fruit, these trees are valued for their ornamental qualities, with lush foliage, fragrant flowers, and vibrant fruit adding aesthetic appeal to outdoor spaces.

Overall, the Arizona Sweet Orange tree is a rewarding choice for those in suitable climates, offering both the beauty of a citrus tree and the enjoyment of home-grown, sweet oranges. Its adaptability to the Arizona climate and the quality of its fruit make it a favored choice among citrus enthusiasts in the region.

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