A picture of a Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

Citrus sinensis 'Cara Cara'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

4m

Min

4m

Flowering

This plant has a strong fragrance

Orange 'Cara Cara Navel' Overview

Navel oranges are evergreen with glossy dark green leaves and produce round seedless fruit with a secondary fruitlet embedded in the flesh at the base of the fruit. The Cara Cara variety has orange to red flesh. Uses: Culinary

Common problems with Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

Citrus often have scale problems. Also monitor for citrus butterfly and false codling moth.

    How to harvest Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

    Cara Cara Navels ripen from May to June, a little later than Washington Navels.

    How to propagate Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

    Cuttings

    Graft cultivar on growing rootstock.

    Seed

    Seedless

    Special features of Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

    Indoor plant

    Move indoors in cold climate, but make sure there is enough sunlight!

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Orange 'Cara Cara Navel'

    Culinary

    Medicinal

    High in vitamin C. Help prevent colds and flu.

    Edible

    Fruits