Ugli fruit growing tree of the genus citrus also known as Ugli, Ugli fruit grow as perennial evergreen with thorns, grow in tropical, mediterranean or tropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Flowers are white with purple with yellow stamen.
Ugli fruit flower
Fruit size ~13-24 cm’ the color yellow orange with brown gray bruises, the taste between sour and a bit sweet. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer).
Peel is edible but sometimes little bitter also used as flavor and fragrant.
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Requirements for Ugli fruit growing and care:
Warm climate, loamy soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft in Ugli fruit?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
When the tree young very sensitive to citrus leaf miner
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis
End of the winter, beginning of the spring
How to prune:
Dead branch, cross branch, density branch grown
Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / winter
General information about the flower
White flowers with yellow stamen
Thinning the bloom:
First years should thinning the flowers,
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Autumn / Winter
Fruits pests or diseases:
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria
What can be done with big quantities of Ugli fruit fruits?
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?
Ripening of fruit
Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house
Citrus reticulata × Citrus paradise