Chinotto Orange Tree – Citrus myrtifolia ‘ Chinotto’
Chinotto orange tree is as cold hardy as Satsuma tangerine trees and extremely ornamental. Beautiful, fine textured, small pointed leaves, closely spaced on an upright narrow formed tree. Often planted closely together to form a tall dense shear-able hedge. It resembles boxwood in texture. Spring brings millions of sweetly scented blossoms after which the trees turn a solid orange color with tight clusters of medium sized oranges. The fruit is very juicy and tangy. Makes a delicious orange juice. Used in Spain to make candied oranges. Ripens November to March. Self-fertile. Zones 8A-10.