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    Citrus × sinensis 'Washington'

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    Navel Orange Tree (7863714316543)
    Navel Orange Tree (7863714316543)
    Navel Orange Tree (7863714316543)
    Navel Orange Tree (7863714316543)

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    Navel Orange Tree

    Navel Orange Tree

    Citrus × sinensis 'Washington'

    Regular price $84.95 (No sales tax!)
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    Mature height
    10-15 ft. (Semi Dwarf); 15-20 ft. (Standard)
    Mature Width
    15-20 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Full Sun
    Watering
    Moderate
    Growth Rate
    Moderate
    Grows Well in Zones
    8, 9, 10, 11
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    Description

    The Washington Navel Orange Tree is a hardy, strong, and easy to care for orange tree that is perfectly suited to add value to any garden, patio, or orchard. Popular for the juicy, sweet, large oranges, the Washington Navel is perfect for eating, juicing, or other culinary creations. 

    In California's mild climate, an evergreen Washington Navel tree is an excellent choice in the landscape. Self-fertile, the glossy, green leaves, bright orange fruits, and star-shaped, fragrant flowers stir the senses. 

    Growing fresh navel oranges requires minimal work. Order your Washington Navel tree today and enjoy life's sweet rewards.

    Semi-Dwarf vs. Standard citrus trees:
    The difference between a semi-dwarf tree and a standard tree is the mature height. Semi-dwarf citrus trees are smaller and grow to approximately two-thirds the size of a standard tree form. Depending on the position of the lower branches on the trunk, a semi-dwarf citrus can look like a bush with a short trunk, or a tree with a trunk. 

    The mature height of a Washington Navel Orange tree based on average growing conditions is:
    Semi-Dwarf tree: 10-15 ft. tall.
    Standard tree: 15-20 ft. tall. 
    In containers, the Washington Navel Orange tree will be smaller and can easily be pruned to maintain a desired size. 

    The mature height and fruit production of your citrus tree will depend on several environmental factors such as climate, light, soil type, texture, fertility and moisture, and pruning practices. Your citrus tree can easily be maintained at a smaller size with annual pruning.

    Plant Care

    The Washington Navel Orange Tree needs full sun, moist and aerated soil. Fast drainage for this citrus is essential.  Water your orange tree regularly and consistently the first year for deep roots.  Reduce frequency after the plant is established but water deeply.  In spring, feed your Washington Navel Orange Tree with Gardner & Bloome 8-4-2 Organic Citrus & Fruit Tree Fertilizer.  During the spring months you can prune erratic growth or shape as desired.

    The Washington Navel Orange Tree is easy to grow in the garden. Plant your Navel Orange in a location that is wind-free, frost-free, and will receive at least 8 hours of full sun in a well draining soil that is porous and aerated.  You may need to add soil amendments like Gardner & Bloome Organics Planting Mix Premium Garden Soil or Kellogg Garden Organics Gromulch 2-in-1 Planting Mix & Mulch to improve drainage if your soil is a heavy clay. Protect your citrus tree from frost with the use of frost cloth when temperatures drop, or plant in a sheltered location close to a house or structure.

    Water your Washington Navel regularly and consistently the first year to develop deep roots. As the roots become established in the ground you may reduce the frequency.  Avoid standing water and keep away from shallow frequent watering. In the ground, citrus prefer deep watering less frequently. So many factors will determine how often to water such as temperature, soil porosity, wind, and tree size. Fertilize with Gardner & Bloome 8-4-2 Organic Citrus & Fruit Tree Fertilizer in spring.
     
    Pruning is an essential investment for your Washington Navel and has several benefits such as promoting new growth, improving air circulation, and increased fruit production. During the spring months, prune erratic growth, damaged branches, or shape as desired.  All citrus trees are grafted and any new growth that appears below the graft union (generally 4-8 inches from the soil) should be removed immediately with clean, sharp pruners. These vigorous branches or “suckers” are from the root stock and rob energy from the fruiting wood.  To prevent damage or disease to your citrus tree, use pruners that are clean and sharp.

    Mulching can help conserve ground moisture and help suppress weed growth. Apply a layer of mulch that is 2 or 3 inches deep and keep mulch away from the base of the trunk (at least 6 inches) to avoid disease or rot.

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    Quality
    Delivering premium quality plants is a core value for everyone at Plants Express. Whether it is a small plant or a large tree, we use the appropriate vehicles and team members to deliver your order in a timely manner.

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    As part of our unwavering dedication to sustainability, we take great pride in delivering your plants and trees without the use of any cardboard boxes. Furthermore, we utilize our own fleet of eco-friendly vans to ensure that we uphold our commitment to sustainable practices throughout every stage of the delivery process.

    Our commitment to your satisfaction goes beyond just reducing waste and emissions, as we guarantee that your products are in the capable hands of our expert team members. With their careful attention and exceptional skills, your plants and trees will arrive in immaculate condition, ready to thrive in your care.

    FAQ's

    Q: How large will the Navel Orange Tree grow?
    A: The Navel Orange Tree can grow up to 20-30 ft tall and 20-30 ft wide. However, with proper pruning, it can be kept smaller.

    Q: Is the Navel Orange Tree self-pollinating or do I need another tree for pollination?
    A: The Navel Orange Tree is self-pollinating, meaning it does not require another tree for pollination in order to produce fruit. However, having another variety of orange tree nearby may increase the fruit yield.

    Q: What type of soil is best for the Navel Orange Tree?
    A: The Navel Orange Tree prefers well-drained soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0. It can tolerate a wide range of soil types, but it prefers sandy loam soil.

    Q: How much sun and water does the Navel Orange Tree need?
    A: The Navel Orange Tree prefers full sun, at least 8 hours of direct sunlight a day. It requires regular watering, especially during hot summer months. It is important to not over-water, as this can lead to root rot.

    Q: When will the Navel Orange Tree bear fruit?
    A: Your Navel Orange Tree will produce fruit in the late fall to early winter. Fruit production will become more consistent after the first few years.

     

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