Common Tarocco Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) is a classic symbol of tradition, quality and italian culture around the World.
It seems to originate from Southern Italy, Sicily region, where it’s now highly grown all over the island.
-Tree features: Plant is medium high in vigour, with long and sometimes thorny and falling branches.
-Leaves: Leaves are lanceolate to round-shaped, medium-big in size and bright green in colour.
-Shape: Fruit is a classic sweet round orange.
-Flavour: Pulp is fleshy, usually seedless and very sweet.
-Colour: Orange to deep orange outside, orange to red-pigmented inside.
SEASON OF RIPENESS
Season of ripeness: It starts to ripen from January to March, depending on climate conditions.
It usually starts to bloom during Spring time.
HOW TO USE IT
-In the Kitchen: Common Tarocco Sweet Orange can be highly used in the kitchen.
Fruit can be zested or squeezed according to your needs.
You can make amazing marmalades, liquors, desserts with it!
-Ornamental: It’s a particular ornamental variety for its falling shape.
According to our tests, in the Greenhouse, or in a covered area, it can resist to a temperature of -8°C.
This variety needs to be maintained like a normal Lemon.
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