Where Do Oranges Grow Best?
Although orange trees (Citrus sinensis) aren’t known to exist in the wild, some botanists believe they were cultivated in China Asia long before reaching the Mediterranean in the 15th century. Spaniards carried oranges to South America about a century later. By the early 1900s, annual worldwide orange production was approaching 55 million tons (50 metric tonnes). Continue reading to learn where oranges grow best.