Plant Care Orange Tree

Orange Tree

4.6 out of 5 (10 experiences)

Orange Tree has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Orange Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

sweet orange, blood orange and navel orange


Citrus sinensis

How to care for Orange Tree


How often to water your Orange Tree

Water needs for Orange Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Orange Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Orange Tree

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Orange Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Orange Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Orange Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Orange Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Orange Tree in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Orange Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Orange Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Orange Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Orange Tree is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Orange Tree

Orange Tree

Orange Tree

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Orange Tree has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 7
Orange Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Orange Tree has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 3
Orange Tree has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Orange Tree has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Orange Tree has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Emilka avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 107 XP
globe New York

it’s a orange tree

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Valter avatar
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 228 XP
globe Valbo, Gavleborg County

If you want something easy to take care of this is something really perfect for you!! 😊🙂

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor

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