How Long Does it Take to Grow an Orange Tree?

It takes an orange tree about three years after planting to begin bearing fruit, and 27 years to fully mature. They grow about a foot a year.

Keywords: orange tree, citrus tree, growing orange trees

About this Author

Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.