Indoor Orange Tree - Knowledgebase Question

Plymouth, MN
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Question by cindyd3
March 16, 1998
What is the appropriate care, including light, water, soil, pruning, etc. of an ornamental Orange Tree?

Answer from NGA
March 16, 1998
The secrets to success in raising a citrus tree indoors include: average household temperatures with a minimum of 50F degrees in the winter, bright light - direct sunlight is great, regular watering year around, and mist the leaves occasionally. Place your plant in a container with good drainage, keep it out of drafts, feed in the spring and summer with a diluted liquid houseplant fertilizer. Most citrus trees will flower and form fruit when grown indoors.

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