|Origin||Kalinga (province), Philippines|
Where do oranges grow best in?
Oranges are grown throughout the world in tropical and subtropical areas, but they achieve the best quality under subtropical conditions. For the most part, the warm, humid conditions of south Texas produce a thin-skinned, yellowish orange fruit with yellowish orange flesh that is quite sweet and juicy.
Can Ponkan grow in the Philippines?
Unlike most fruit trees, a Ponkan’s tree are heavy bearing every other year. Sometimes, the limbs of the trees even break due heavy yields. Moreover, Ponkans are widely grown in Japan and in the Philippines and has become to most popular mandarin in the world.
Where did oranges originally come from?
Oranges originated in Asia in what is now called southeast China. Cultivated for at least 7,000 years in India and in China since 2,500 BCE and documented in China since 340 BCE, sweet orange (Citrus x sinensis) is a hybrid between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and mandarin (Citrus reticulata).
Are oranges bad for you?
Oranges are great for you, but you should enjoy them in moderation, Flores said. “Eating too many oranges has some uncomfortable side effects,” she said. “When [oranges are] eaten in excess, the greater fiber content can affect digestion, causing abdominal cramps, and could also lead to diarrhea.”