Q&As Orange Trees

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How many oranges does an average tree produce?

200-350

Why do my orange tree leaves curl?

A plant pathology diagnosis cannot be made from the internet. However, aphids (small insects) are the most common cause of curling orange tree leaves. There are also other causes, such as mites, bacteria, water stress, heat stress, sunburn. Each one of the previous factors alone (or in combination with others) can make your orange tree leaves curl.

Why do my orange tree leaves turn yellow?

Again, a plant pathology diagnosis cannot be made from the internet. However, we will list the most common causes. Fungal diseases, pests, water stress, soil alkalinity and low levels of iron, nitrogen or magnesium in the soil are some of the most common factors. Each one of the previous factors alone (or in combination with others) can make your orange tree leaves turn yellow.

Can I harvest orange fruits from an orange tree grown indoors?

Yes you can, but do not expect to harvest many fruits. First of all, almost all fruit trees need plenty of sunlight in order to thrive. Moreover, orange trees need bees at a percentage of 80% in order to pollinate and set fruits. Consequently, orange trees production is heavily restricted indoors. However, if you place the tree close to a big window with sunlight exposure, and of course if you take care of it, the tree has some chances to produce a small number of fruits.

Why are orange trees painted white?

Mostly to protect the trunk from sunburn. However, ask a licensed agronomist if your trees really need this type of protection. Moreover, check the type of paint you will use (some types of paint contain additives that will surely harm your trees).

Are orange trees evergreen?

Yes, they are. However, they are characterized by a tendency to constantly renew their foliage.

 

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