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How long can an orange tree produce oranges?

An average orange tree will produce fruit for 50 years, but 80 years of productivity is not uncommon, and a few trees are known to be still producing fruit after more than a century. An orange tree may attain a height of 20 feet (6.1 meters), but some trees are as much as 30 feet (9.1 meters) high. Orange trees grow well in a variety of soils but prefer subtropical settings.


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