Orange trees bloom in the spring in Central Florida, according to the Floridata website. In 2009, flower buds began to develop in mid-January, but blooming was later than usual, according to the University of Florida Extension. The exact time depends on the variety. Mandarin oranges, for example, flower in March and April.
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