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Scientific Name: Citrus x sinensis cutivar

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Citrus x sinensis cutivar
Citrus x sinensis cutivar


  • Perennial
  • 'Cara Cara' is a cross between a Washington and a Braxilian Bahia navel.
  • It produces large round fruit with thick, easy to peel, dark orange skin.
  • The flesh is dark, ruby pink and verty juicy.
  • It has a rich flavor, sweet tangy taste and is seedless.
  • 'Cara Cara' has a compact growth habit with nearly thornless branches.
  • It is a vigorous grower and good bearer that produces fragrant white flowers in summer.
  • 'Cara Cara' will tolerate light to moderate frost when established and if planted in a protected spot.
  • Citrus grows exceptionally well in containers and can be used as an ornamental shade tree in smaller gardens.

Culinary Uses

  • The fruits are peeled and eaten fresh.

Parts Used

  • The fruits, juice and peel.
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