Growing Regions

WA Citrus orchards produce:

  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Mandarins
  • Limes
  • Grapefruit
  • Tangelos
  • Finger Limes

The vast size of Western Australia (WA) offers a variety of growing climates. This enable the state to produce a wide selection of fresh full flavoured citrus fruits throughout the year.

Traditional growing regions include Carnarvon, Gingin, Bindoon, Chittering and Harvey. Substantial orchards are now established in Moora, Dandaragan and Kununurra.

Easy peel mandarins and navel and Valencia oranges are the main citrus fruits grown in southern regions. New plantings of seedless Valencia oranges are also being grown for the summer fresh market. Further to the north in Carnarvon, navel oranges and red flesh grapefruit are the main varieties grown. Red flesh grapefruit and limes are grown in Kununurra.

Fresh sweet citrus is grown in the following regions of Western Australia (listed in season order).

Growing Regions in WA