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Oranges: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

Oranges blog post
There is nothing quite like having your own orange tree! These ever-green trees thrive in the southern climate. While this is not a tree that can be outdoors all winter long in a lot of areas of the country, it can still be grown in a container and moved indoors during the cool season.

How to Grow:

Orange trees can be planted after the last spring frost in the spring and 8 weeks before the first fall frost. Trees and bushes are best planted in the spring or fall. They don’t transplant well in the heat. You can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App.

Orange trees should be planted about 10 feet apart from each other depending on type. We like to put them into Smart Pot containers so they can be moveable and come indoors during the colder seasons. Oranges will require full sun and consistent watering. Take care to notice what plants are around the area as well, see the companion plant section below.