Oranges are also cultivated widely as they can grow well in the tropical region as well as in sub-tropical regions up to a height of 1500 m. However, a dry climatic condition is favorable for profitable orange cultivation for obtaining higher oranges production. Take care that orange trees are very sensitive to high humid and frost condition and such climatic condition in orange farming invites numbers of many diseases and harmful pest, insect, etc. Also, note that hot winds during summer lead to dropping down of orange flower and budding fruits. So, for obtaining high production of oranges, it is a good idea to keep maintaining the favorable temp in your farm during the growth period.

Soil Requirements for Orange Farming

Oranges can be cultivated on a wide variety of soil like sandy loam to loamy soil, alluvial, red to black soils with too much clay. However, a soil with high fertility, good drainage power, lime-free soil with good salt absorption power and light loam is considered as the best & most favorable for the orange cultivation. As soil ph for citrus trees is about 6.0 to 7.0 and oranges are also a citrus tree, it is smartness to cultivate them on soil, which has pH ranging between 5. 8 to 7.3 for best production.

Manure and Fertilizers in Orange Farming

Basically, an orange plant needs Nitrogen, Potassium, Phosphate along with some Micro-nutrient Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, etc for good development of vegetative plant growth. Keeping orange tree full of organic manure is helpful to the orange plant in bearing healthy and delicious oranges. So, here below is a guide for application of manure and fertilizer in orange farming for good fruit production.