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Citrus sinensis cv "Moro" 50-70cm

Citrus sinensis cv "Moro" 50-70cm

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Citrus sinensis cv "Moro" is the dark red fruit cultivar of Citrus sinensis, commonly known as sweet orange or simply orange, is a popular citrus fruit tree and one of the most widely cultivated and consumed fruits in the world. Here are some key characteristics and information about Citrus sinensis:

  1. Fruit: The sweet orange tree produces round or oval fruits known as oranges. These fruits have a bright orange or sometimes reddish-orange color when ripe. Sweet oranges are typically known for their sweet and juicy flesh, making them a popular fruit for eating fresh, juicing, and using in various culinary applications.

  2. Varieties: There are several varieties and cultivars of sweet oranges, each with its own flavor profile, fruit size, and characteristics. Some of the well-known varieties include Navel oranges, Valencia oranges, and Blood oranges.

  3. Flowers: Sweet orange trees produce fragrant white flowers with five petals. The flowers are often referred to as "orange blossoms" and are used in perfumery and to make orange flower water.

  4. Leaves: The leaves of Citrus sinensis are glossy green and emit a citrusy fragrance when crushed.

  5. Origin: Sweet oranges are believed to have originated in Southeast Asia, possibly in India or Malaysia. They were introduced to Europe and other parts of the world through trade routes and explorations.

  6. Cultivation: Sweet orange trees are grown in many subtropical and tropical regions around the world. They require well-drained soil, plenty of sunlight, and a warm climate for optimal growth. They are sensitive to frost and cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.

  7. Nutrition: Oranges are known for their high vitamin C content, making them a good source of this essential nutrient. They also contain dietary fiber, antioxidants, and various other vitamins and minerals.

  8. Culinary Uses: Sweet oranges are versatile in the kitchen and can be eaten fresh, juiced, or used in a wide range of culinary applications. They are commonly used to make orange juice, marmalade, fruit salads, and as a flavoring in desserts, sauces, and beverages.

  9. Health Benefits: Oranges are known for their potential health benefits, including supporting the immune system due to their vitamin C content, aiding digestion with dietary fiber, and providing antioxidants that may help protect against free radicals.

  10. Commercial Production: Sweet oranges are one of the most widely grown and commercially important citrus fruits globally. Major producers include countries like Brazil, the United States (Florida and California), Spain, and China.

Sweet oranges are not only delicious but also have cultural and economic significance in many parts of the world. They are a symbol of freshness and vitality and are enjoyed in various forms throughout the year.

Picture 1 & 2 show fruit and flowers of mature plant not for sale, the sale is for a picture like the one shown in picture 3.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 50-70cm

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