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Citrus arancio "Foliis variegatis"

The variegated orange is mostly an ornamental tree, especially for its leaves and fruits which grow up yellow-colored with green stripes. 

It is a small tree with a compact habit with bushy vegetation. The leaves are medium-small size, oval or very variegated elliptical. Medium-sized fruit. the Variegated orange contains a very low quantity of sugar so it is one of the few fruits recommended for people with diabetes.


  • Category Citrus
  • Families Rutaceae
  • Genus Citrus
  • Species sinensis "Foliis variegatis"
  • Geographical Area of Origin South-East Asia
  • Climatic Zones Sub-tropical, USDA 10 b (Southern Italy and islands)
  • Habit Tree
  • Leaves Evergreen
  • Colore Foglie Variegato
  • Flowering Period March / April / May / June / September / October / November
  • Flower Raceme
  • Colore Fiori Bianco
  • Favorite soil Sub-acid / medium acid / Middle-Dough / Medium soil
  • Water needs Medium
  • Light Exposure Medium shade / Half shade / Full light / Full sun
  • Form Tree
  • Colore Frutti Verde   Giallo
  • Parfumed yes
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