Blood Orange Trees
Make sure you water a blood orange tree as soon as you get one. This is a special tree with a sweet scent and a special dark crimson appearance. Keep it in the sun as much as you can and avoid both excess heat and excess cold. Try to use a large container. All blood orange trees should recieve water daily, especially during the summer. In the winter keep the tree moist and water only when the ground is dry.
When a blood orange tree grows, transport it into a bigger recepient. Taking a healthy approach towards taking care of your tree will keep it healthy. If you buy a blood orange tree, do not plant it near power lines! There are certain fertilizers on the market that are created for citrus trees. These will work well on a blood orange tree.
The blood orange will usually last a fair amount of time on the tree, but it must not remain on it too long or else the unique flavor will start to dissapear.
This tree is small or medium-sized with a round top. It usually grows to at least ten feet and tops at twenty five feet. When it grows it seems to spread everywhere. It is common for some branches to reach the ground which makes picking fruit from this tree, even when it is fully grown, an easy task. They have an evergreen, glossy-textured, aromatic foliage that attracts birds and butterflies alike. They bloom in the middle of the spring.
The blood orange tree is considerably vulnerable to cold. Keep it away from areas with low temperature. If you purchase this tree, be mindful! A big freeze will defoliate and freeze it to the ground, although there have been reports of a tree being frozen to the ground and then coming back with a vengeance, even stronger than before.