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PlantFiles: Bergamot Orange
Citrus bergamia

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Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: bergamia

Synonym:Citrus x aurantium
Synonym:Citrus aurantium subsp. bergamia

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Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Aromatic
Smooth-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral gooley On Sep 25, 2009, gooley from Hawthorne, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Never grown it, but I get conflicting reports of hardiness on line, including the claim on Wikipedia that it grows in Georgia (the one in the US, that is) -- commercially, it's implied. I don't know of any part of Georgia that is zone 9b.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Pompano Beach, Florida
North Charleston, South Carolina



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