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Citrus aurantium

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, materials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.25301242Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120014003502000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3040Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.58.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle140330
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningleaves
food additivecondiment/seasoningflowers
materialessential oilsfruits
materialcosmetics & perfumeryfruits
medicinalnervous system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinalrespiratory applicationsleaves
medicinalnervous system applicationsflowers
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsflowers
medicinalrespiratory applicationsflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsfruits
environmentalagroforestryentire plant