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Blood Orange 'Tarocco'

Citrus sinensis

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Tarocco is part of the Citrus genus and is a Blood Orange variety. Its scientific name is Citrus sinensis 'Tarocco'. This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Evergreen, which is defined as a plant that retains leaves throughout the year. Tarocco is known for growing with a tree-like habit to a height of approximately 6.00 metres (that's 19.50 feet in imperial).

Typically, Tarocco Blood Orange is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tarocco have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tarocco

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tarocco is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Tarocco are Zone 9 and Zone 11.

Growing Tarocco from seed

Transplanting Tarocco

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Tarocco is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Tarocco