How to Grow Sweeter Oranges?

Answer The orange (Citrus sinensis) is a hardy citrus fruit that grows in the southern portion of the United States. It prefers hot, humid climates that rarely encounter freezing temperatures. Many varie... Read More »

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Can you grow oranges in east Texas?

Orange trees will grow in east Texas, but because that area is on the extreme edge of the growing climate the trees may suffer fruit loss during particularly cold years. Mandarin oranges and other ... Read More »

Where do they get seeds to grow seedless oranges?

All naval orange trees can be genetically traced to the original tree, a mutation in a Brazilian orchard discovered in the early 1800's. It was brought to California in the late 1800's. These tre... Read More »

Can Florida oranges grow in cold weather?

Florida oranges can grow in winter temperatures of 35 degrees Fahrenheit to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit can damage orange fruit. Mature trees have weathered temp... Read More »

Do Blood Oranges really taste like regular oranges?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUE.No, they don't taste like plain oranges... they taste better. Depending on the amount of heat the flavor is distinctive and rich with overtones of raspberries or stra... Read More »