DWARF ORANGE - NAVELINA
A Spanish variety. Navelina produces fruit of excellent quality and brilliant colour, very early in the season. Good fruit size and naturally develops an outstanding deep red orange skin which is very attractive. Trees are compact and smaller growing than most varieties of orange.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Suitability in Pots
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
May, June, July
Question & Answer
Will they grow in Queensland on gold coast From:
Yes they are well suited to most climates throughout Australia. This one is a particular good variety in taste and a great backyard tree very under rated and more people should know about it.
Customer Comments on Dwarf Orange - Navelina
Dwarf Orange - Navelina
Had mine for about four years. Bit slow to bear but now prolific. Small tree with sweet large fruit and needs to be mulched and watered on the leaf outer drip. Likes Epsom salts and little pruning of inside twigs. Watch for stink bugs. | Walter Libl - Morayfield, QLD 21-Jun-2016
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Update: 2191 days 16hrs
A lovely dense compact tree, I grow it in a row with dwarf citrus. Beautiful scented flowers int he spring followed by high quality fruit. Easy to peal, large juicy oranges.
Growing: In the Ground
First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Pollination: Self Pollination
I have problems with Californian red scale on this tree, it was saved from a cheap reject bin during the drought. I spray with eco oil and I have cut it back hard to produce a flush of vigorous new growth.
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