Orange Fruit, Santra ( Grafted ) - Plant
Description for Orange Fruit, Santra ( Grafted )
Citrus trees grown as ornamental container plants may take up to five years to produce fruit. Container-grown ornamental orange trees are usually the dwarf varieties which grow to a height of 2 to 10 feet. Limited root space has the effect of stunting tree growth even if it is a standard variety. Citrus trees are damaged at frost temperature but can be grown in wintertime indoors.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Orange, Sweet, Santra||-||-||2-10 feet.||Easy|
Planting and care
|Full sun, Partial sun,||Sandy soil or well drained soil||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season||30 to 60 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Orange Fruit
- Care and maintenance of the tree to keep it pest free will bring the rewards of fruit which ripens in the winter.
- They need pruning each year to maintain attractive shape. Cut all deadwood and crossing branches. Prune ornamental citrus to open the crown foliage to let in light and air.
Typical uses of Orange Fruit
Culinary use: These oranges are tart, to say the least. Sample one for sourness before using any in cooking. You can use them in place of lemons in a recipe.
Ornamental use: Can be decorated indoor.