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Valencia Orange

Valencia Orange

Regular price $128.00 USD
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Plant Type: Citrus
Plant Height: 12-20 feet
Spread: 12-15 feet
Flower Color: orange
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Valencia Orange, scientifically known as Citrus sinensis 'Valencia', is a highly prized orange variety renowned for its sweet and juicy fruit. It's one of the most important commercial orange varieties, especially for juice production.

Valencia Orange trees typically grow to about 12 to 20 feet in height and have a spread of 12 to 15 feet. They feature a rounded and well-branched canopy with glossy, dark green leaves. The trees bloom with fragrant, white flowers, primarily in spring, although they can occasionally bloom sporadically throughout the year.

The fruit of the Valencia Orange is medium to large in size with a bright orange, thin skin. The interior is particularly juicy and sweet, with few seeds, making it ideal for both fresh eating and juicing. Valencia Oranges are notable for their extended harvesting period. They are a summer-season orange, with the fruit often remaining on the tree for several months without losing quality, allowing for a long harvesting window.

Valencia Orange trees thrive in full sun and require well-draining soil. They need regular watering, but it's important to avoid overwatering to prevent root rot. These trees are somewhat cold-sensitive and may need protection in areas with frost.

In landscaping, Valencia Orange trees are often planted in home orchards and gardens, not only for their delicious fruit but also for their ornamental value. They are also suitable for planting in large containers on patios or terraces in suitable climates.

Overall, the Valencia Orange tree is an excellent choice for anyone looking to grow oranges, particularly for juicing. Its high-quality fruit, relatively easy care, and ornamental appeal make it a popular choice among gardeners and citrus enthusiasts.

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