There are many great benefits from growing Valencia orange trees in your home. Below are 7 benefits you can receive when growing these citrus trees indoors.
Like Champagne, that must only be grown in the Champagne region of France, Valencia Orange Trees only grow in Valencia, Spain, right?
Well actually, although there are many orange trees in Valencia, the Valencia orange trees were actually created as a hybrid plant in the US. Today, they are mostly grown in locations in Texas and Florida.
The Valencia is one of the most common oranges used in orange juice and the most widely available orange in the summer. It's a wonderful citrus fruit that's high in iron. This orange's growing season is typically March through July.
Benefits of Growing Valencia Orange Trees Indoors
Below is a list of seven benefits of growing Valencia orange trees indoors:
Access to Fresh Fruit
Valencia orange trees provide access to fresh fruit, without pesticides, if you live in colder climates. These orange trees can be grown pretty easily inside. While it is not hard to grow them inside, they do need regular attention to thrive.
Improvements in Your Home and Mood
The Valencia orange tree can make your house smell wonderful, and the blooms are beautiful. The orange scent from this tree can also be the perfect mood booster. They also add to the look of your decor.
All indoor house plants have the benefit of cleaning the air by removing toxins and producing more oxygen. This can have a significant impact on your health, especially if you have more than one tree.
A Super Food
Valencia oranges are high in many vitamins and minerals. Here are just a few of the many benefits found in this super fruit. Oranges are high in vitamin C, which boosts your immune system, in Potassium which is good for your heart, and in B vitamins, which support your liver, skin, and brain.
What you may not know about B vitamins is that they promote healing and help with the absorption of other vitamins as well.
Oranges are also high in vitamin D which is essential for bone health. The majority of the US population is vitamin D deficient. Without vitamin D, your bones struggle to absorb calcium from your bloodstream.
Kidney Stone Prevention
Oranges can help to prevent the redevelopment of kidney stones.
Oranges including the Valencia orange also help to preventskin, lung breast, stomach, and colon cancer.
If you are struggling to get in your eight glasses of water a day, Valencia oranges may be the answer. You can cut the fruit to flavor your tap water. Valencia oranges are also high in water themselves, making them the perfect nutritious snack to take on a hike or bike ride.
These are just a few of the benefits of this unique citrus variety!
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Valencia orange trees are beautiful and good for you. They can be grown inside which makes them perfect regardless of your location.
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