The Eastern Cape accounts for 14% of the area under orange production, while the Western Cape accounts for 9% of orange production in South Africa.
Where do they grow oranges in South Africa?
Citrus in South Africa is grown across the country mainly in the Limpopo, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Mpumalanga, Kwa Zulu Natal, Northern Cape and North West provinces.
Are oranges from South Africa safe to eat?
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Are oranges bad for you?
Oranges are great for you, but you should enjoy them in moderation, Flores said. “Eating too many oranges has some uncomfortable side effects,” she said. “When [oranges are] eaten in excess, the greater fiber content can affect digestion, causing abdominal cramps, and could also lead to diarrhea.”
Which country has the best oranges?
During the marketing year 2019/2020, Brazil was the leading global orange producer, with production volume of 15.62 million metric tons.
Leading orange producing countries worldwide in 2019/2020 (in million metric tons)*
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Does citrus grow in South Africa?
Citrus trees are subtropical in origin and cannot tolerate severe frosts. Citrus production in South Africa is therefore confined to areas with mild and almost frost-free winters where temperatures seldom (not more than once in several years) drop below 2 °C and almost never below 3 °C.