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They are much hardier than other citrus plants such as oranges. The 'Nagami' kumquat requires a hot summer, ranging from 77 ° to 100 °, but can withstand frost down to about 14 ° without injury
The Clementine is an early season mandarin producing sweet, juicy, fine flavored fruit that will hold on the tree for months. Easily peeled, highly ornamental fruits. Seedless. Moderate grower to 10 to 12 feet tall or clipped shorter. Fairly good freeze tolerance.
More sensitive to cold than all other citrus fruit, and more challenging to grow in many areas, lemons are still popular backyard trees. They grow well in any sunny well-drained soil, don't require pruning or constant care.
When growing a satsuma mandarin orange tree, you should care for the plant with cautious watering, light feeding, some weed control and protection from severe freezing.
The Key Lime is very sensitive to cold, shelter from cold north winds. It requires a hot climate, and thrives in deep, sandy soil. Plant in early spring, 12 feet apart, allowing for a lot of sun and air circulation
For maximum cold protection, grapefruitshould be planted on the south or southeast side of the house at least 12 feet apart. While large, overhanging shade trees will provide some cold protection, grapefruit grows and produces best in full sun
Moro Blood Orange
The Moro Blood Orange tree is of medium vigor and size, spreading and round topped; very productive fruit (generally in clusters of three or more). It is of the dwarf citrus variety.
Plant in a sunny area in soil that does not retain water. Orange trees can grow as large as 50 feet, so give them plenty of room when you plant them. They are susceptible to frost.
Washington Naval Orange
This tree is of the dwarf citrus variety, and can be grown in either a 30-40 gallon pot, or outside. It requires sun and must be protected from freezing weather.