Cross Polination Of Orange Tree - Knowledgebase Question

Charleston, SC
Question by needhamd
April 8, 2001
Do you have to plant two navel orange trees for cross polination in order for the trees to bear fruit?


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Answer from NGA
April 8, 2001

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Some hybrid orange varieties developed in recent years have had problems with self-fertilization. There is a table of compatible citrus varieties available at the link below. If you do not have one of these hybrid varieties, your tree should not require a "buddy" in order to set fruit. Enjoy!

Pollination of Citrus Hybrids
http://www.ars.org/crs/cronlin...

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