Orange

Orange

– Parts used in the Orange: Mature fruit   – Family: Rutaceae   – History and information: Oranges were first grown in southeast Asia, northeastern India and southern China and were first cultivated in China around 2500 BC. Oranges are tropical to semitropical, small evergreen flowering trees growing to about 5 to 8 meters tall. Evergreen means they produce flowers and fruit all at the same time. In the northern hemisphere orange fruit season begins in October and lasts until February. – Nutritional value: 4% Vitamin A 85% Vitamin C…

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