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Orange

Citrus × sinensis

Habitat:

urban garden

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5 Comments

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

If it is a young tree, semi-dwarf or dwarf, you will get lots of bloom, but they will shed the extra and only support the number of fruit for their age or size. Plants are smart. Look up care instructions of citrus. They take a lot more/special fertilization and watering care. It they are young trees, they will take patience. :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

Thanks gators. This is a home garden. We get really lots of blooms but few oranges only. Anyways it helps in cross pollination for the Mayer Lemon tree.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

Definitely a citrus bloom. There are several orange trees, including dwarf species that grow in California. Was it in a production field, home garden, the butterfly house?

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

yes ,on an orange tree. Would you know the species?

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Looks like an orange blossom, was it on a tree?

HemaShah
Spotted by
HemaShah

Walnut Creek, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Feb 22, 2013

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