ORANGE - VALENCIA SEEDLESS
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
This seedless orange is a bud sport of the Valencia, maturing a little earlier, its a heavy cropper and good juicing variety. Attractive compact tree.
Plant Information or Specifications
Sub Categories (HashTags)
Great For Juicing (#GreatForJuicing)
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)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
September, October, November, December
Customer Comments on Orange - Valencia Seedless
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Henry's Edible Fruits
Update: 2261 days 2hrs
Lovely oranges every year for past 3 years.
August 2009: Some flower activity. Pruned the tree.
September 2009: More flowers recorded. Applied sulphate of potash and watered in. Introduced fly trap.
October 2009: Looking healthy and produced lots of flowers.
November 2009: Tiny fruits are starting to appear.
December 2009 to February 2010: Lots of fruit but still green.
March 2010: New buds appear despite the green fruit still on the tree. Is the weather tricking it to re-flower. I wonder?
November 2011: Sprinkled potassium sulphate and four scoops of Osmocote.
May 2012: Pruned heavily leaving some branches and leaves.
October 2012: Looks very pretty with lots of new growth. Have selectively removed undesired new shoots. Lots of fragrant flowers and tiny fruits.
Fruiting Months May
Height 15 Feet
Growing: In the Ground
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: SpringSpring
Fertiliser or Organics Used: Cow manure, citrus fertiliser, sulphate of potash and epsom salt
Lime sulphur spray during winter and pest oil mid spring
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