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Moro Blood Orange

Citrus sinensis

Medium sized blood orange variety known to be one of the best for both flavor and color. This rich flavor is strongly orange-like, with hints of berry.

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Small to medium sized tree, usually to 10-25ft high. The Moro Blood Orange is known to be fairly reliable in coloring, ripening to a nice deep red in most growing areas.


Trees are somewhat sensitive to freezes and grow best in areas having only limited frosts and freezes.

Growing Environment

Grow like most citrus. Grow in full sun. Water regularly.


Commonly by grafting cuttings to various citrus rootstocks. Can also be propagated by seed which usually develop characteristics fairly close to their parent.


These delicious fruits are eaten raw or used in juices and dessert. The juice is popular in Europe.

Native Range

A sport seedling, probably Spain or Italy.

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