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Bergamot Semi-Dwarf Orange Tree

$32
+ Gift Wrapping
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  • New Variety!
  • Bergamot Orange's high oil content is often extracted and used as an aromatic ingredient in teas, foods, perfumes, and even cosmetics.
  • Bergamot is thought to be a hybrid of sour orange and citron or lemon.
  • This oil is used commercially to flavor Earl Grey tea and as a component in perfumes, with Italy producing the majority of the world's supply. 
  • The tree is small to medium at maturity, thornless, and somewhat spreading habit.
  • Bergamot Sour Oranges are often confused with the Makrut Lime which also goes under the name Thai Bergamot.
  • The fruit is medium in size and variable in shape with obovoid as the most commonly occurring form.
  • The yellow rind has a slightly rough texture and a distinctive rind oil.
  • Grafted onto semi-dwarf rootstock.
  • Click here for Citrus Growing Tips
  • Click here for Growing FAQ's
  • By law, we cannot ship citrus trees to Texas, Arizona, or Florida.

 

Protect your tree from sunburn, insects & rodents with PLANT GUARD tree paint & foliar spray.

 

Protect your roots from rodents with ROOT GUARD the original gopher wire basket. 

 

Feed your fruit tree with Romeo Plant Food. This water-soluble fertilizer is great for in-ground or in-container growing. 

 

Get in the know about HLB(Huanglongbing / Citrus Greening Disease) and help save your community's citrus. Only source citrus trees from reputable growers.

 

 

 

No customer pick-up.

 

Each citrus producing state, including California, prohibits importation of citrus trees from other citrus growing states. Therefore due to agricultural restrictions, we cannot ship citrus trees to Texas, Arizona or Florida.   We can ship all other non-tree items to these states.

 

We do not ship any items to the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico or to API/APO addresses, or to other countries at this time.

 

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Entry and Premium Size Citrus Trees

Our Citrus selections come in two container size options, Entry and Premium. Each variety of Citrus grows at different rates and actual tree size will vary. In climates where citrus is regularly grown outside, trees may be planted directly into the ground.

 

Entry Size Trees are from 12-18 months old and are 12"-18" tall. Entry size trees are shipped in a 4" x 9.5" nursery tree pot. Entry size trees are best re-potted into a 10" to 12" decorative container within a month of delivery. The Entry size will need a season or two of growth to become productive.

 

Premium Size Trees are from 24-36 months old and the closest to bearing fruit. The plants are a more developed than the Entry size with more branching and a fuller look. Premium size trees are shipped in 10"x 9.5" nursery container that can be planted into a 12"-14" decorative container upon arrival.

 


Growing Conditions

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Full Sun

Provide 8 or more hours of direct sunlight per day.

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10’-15’ MATURE TREE

Bergamot Sour Semi-Dwarf Orange trees can grow up to 10’-15’ when planted in the ground, but are easily kept smaller if grown in a container or with judicious pruning.

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SELF FERTILE

Citrus trees (grown indoors or out) are self-fruitful and do not require pollination.

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Spring/ Summer

Season when fruit typically ripens in California

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Hardy to 28 ºF

Protect when temperatures fall below 28 degrees Fahrenheit.

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