Tangerine tree growing tree of the genus citrus also known as Citrus tangerine or Tangerina. Tangerine tree grows as perennial evergreen. It can grow in tropical, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Flowers are white with yellow stamen,

Tangerine fruit

Fruit size ~4-6 cm’ and color is mostly orange, but can be red or yellow. Inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer). It can be more sweet than sour,

Peel color orange, peel is edible but sometimes little bitter also used as flavor and fragrant

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How to grow Tangerine tree growing and care:

Warm climate, loamy soil

What is the best way to start growing Citrus tangerina:
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft in Tangerines Orange?
Yes, necessary

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
When the tree young very sensitive to citrus leaf miner, thorns

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis

Pruning season:
End of the winter, beginning of the spring

How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, density branch grown

Size of the plant?
3-7 m, 10-21 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing / Slow growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
Spring / winter

General information about the flower
Flowers are white with yellow stamen

Thinning / Deadheading of Tangerine tree Blossom:
First years should thinning the flowers,

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits

When does it yield:
Autumn / winter / spring

Pests or diseases in Tangerines fruit:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria

What can be done with big quantities of Tangerines fruit?
Eat, juice, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick up (sometimes cut branches that grow into the fruit)

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Ripening of fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house

Scientific name:

Citrus Tangerine

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