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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Latin Name

    Citrus x aurantium


    Family

    Rutaceae


    Also Known As

    Seville Orange Bitter Orange


    Type of Plant

    Fruit
    Tropical

    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 30'
    Max Spread: 15'

    Uses

  • Edible

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southeast Asia


    History

    Washington notes in his diary in 1785 that he received "a few young trees of the Civil or sower oranges in a box."


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