Bergamot - Orange

Scientific Name: 
Citrus bergamia
Family Name: 
Rutaceae
Place of Origin: 
Italy
Plant Description: 
This is a fragrant fruit about the size of an orange, but yellow like a lemon. It looks similar to other citrus trees.
Plant Height: 
1-3 metres
Plant Width: 
1-2m
Plant Use: 
Medicinal
Oil
Repellent
Perfume
Of Interest: 
You might have enjoyed the scent and taste of Bergamot in Earl Grey tea, but it can also be applied topically to calm and soothe skin. It can reduce anxiety and the perfume can create a welcoming vibe in any house. It is sometimes planted as a companion plant in vegetable gardens as it can repel root pests on other species.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Annual
Plant Type: 
Small Tree
Climate: 
Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Deciduous

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