Citrus sinensis

Citrus sinensis also is known as Cara Cara Pink Navel Orange Tree was discovered in Venezuela. It produces a good size orange with a pink hue. The pink hue is due to Lycopene, an antioxidant in the juice sack walls. It is a cross between Bahia Navel Orange and Washington Navel Oranges.

Citrus sinensis thrives in the full sun and needs regular watering it grows to 15′ – 20′ tall and it blooms in early spring. Cara Cara Pink Navel Orange Tree has glossy dark green foliage. It can be grown in a pot or outside in milder climates.

Citrus sinensis Tree
Citrus sinensis Blossom, Cara Cara Pink Navel Orange Tree
Cara Cara Pink Navel Orange Blossom
Citrus sinensis

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