Tree Spacing and Rootstock Affect Growth , Yield , Fruit Quality , and Freeze Damage of Young ' Hamlin ' and ' Valencia ' Orange Trees

A citrus spacing experiment begun in 1980 included 4 spacings, 2 varieties, and 2 rootstocks. Planting densities ranged from 150 to 360 trees per acre with spacings from 8 x 15 ft to 15 x 20 ft. 'Hamlin' and 'Valencia' Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osb.) trees were planted on Milam lemon ( C. jambhiri Lush) and Rusk citrange ( Poncirus trifoliata (l… CONTINUE READING