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Robertson Navel Orange Tree

Robertson navel oranges

Robertson navel oranges

Robertson navel oranges

Robertson navel oranges

Robertson Navel orange trees weather colder and drier climates better than most orange trees, and produce delicious, sweet fruit. They’re easy to grow indoors, too—and they don’t need a lot of pampering. Mature trees can produce upwards of 100 oranges a year!

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun (six to eight hours) to partial shade

Soil pH

  • 5.5 to 6.5

Hardiness Zones

  • Outdoors: 8 to 11
  • Patio: 4 to 11

Mature Size

  • Height: 8 feet (pruned)
  • Spread: 8 to 12 feet

Moisture

  • 1 to 1 1/2 inches per week

Notes

  • Moderate growth rate
  • Harvest in fall
  • Can fruit the first year

Have you ever grown Robertson navel oranges? Please tell us about your experiences with the Robertson navel orange tree.

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