What Kind of Environment Do Orange Trees Live in?

Because oranges are sensitive to cold and can be easily damaged by severe freezes, they are grown throughout the world in both tropical and subtropical areas, but do best in subtropical conditions.

Keywords: tropical, subtropical, temperate, climate, freeze

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