Ovale Calabrese Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis)

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DESCRIPTION
Ovale Calabrese Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) is a traditional high quality late ripening orange variety.

ORIGIN

It comes from Calabria region, where it’s been highly grown for years.

PLANT

-Tree features: Plant is medium in vigour, compact-spherical in shape, very similar to a Valencia Orange in growth.
-Leaves: Leaves are Lanceolate to round-shaped, bright green in colour and medium in size.

FRUIT

-Shape: Fruit is an oval orange in shape, medium in size.
-Flavour: It’s very sweet and juicy inside. Sometimes seeds can be found.
-Colour: Light orange to orange outside, light orange inside.

SEASON OF RIPENESS

Season of ripeness: It is a late ripening orange variety. Fruit starts to be ready during Spring-Summer time.
It usually starts to bloom during Spring time, however flowers can be produced in different periods too.

HOW TO USE IT

-In the Kitchen: Ovale Calabrese Sweet Orange can be highly used in the kitchen.
Skin can be zested or candied (amazing).
Also orange juices are a great choice with it!
-Ornamental: It’s one of the best ornamental orange because fruits tend to hold well on trees.

COLD RESISTENCE

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.

If you’d like to find out about how to maintain citrus, you can follow us on YouTube

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