Tangerine

Dancy
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
1867. Known as the Christmas Tangerine. Fruit are oblate to pear-shaped and of medium size. Peel is deep orange-red to red, smooth, glossy at first but lumpy and fluted later, thin, leathery and tough. Pulp darkorange, of fine quality, richly flavoured. Tree is vigorous, upright and thorn-less Matures in late autumn and winter.

Lee
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
Fruit is medium in size, slightly oblate to subglobose; basal area slightly raised and furrowed. Rind thin, leathery, moderately adherent but readily peel-able; surface smooth and glossy: colour deep yellowish-orange at maturity. Flesh colour orange; tender and melting; juice abundant; flavour rich and sweet. Seeds are numerous. Medium-early in maturity. Tree nearly thorn-less; dense foliage of medium-sized, lanceolate leaves.

Murcott
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
1922. Because this fruit has such a thin peel, it is clipped from the tree rather than pulled. The glossy smooth rind clings to the pulp, but is still easily peeled when fresh. The tender flesh has twelve orange -coloured segments with numerous seeds, but there is an abundance of reddish-orange juice with a mangolike sweetness. Also called Florida Honey. Medium late, holds average on tree. Medium vigour, upright with long willowy branches.

Ponkan
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
Also called the Chinese Honey, it has large fruit with orange colour flesh, juicy, with mild pleasant flavour. Tree is vigorous with upright growth habit. Harvested December to January.

Sunburst
Height: 8ft
Zone: 9-12
Notes:
A Robinson and Osceola hybrid. Fruit is medium in size, juicy and sweet with dark orange flesh. Peel is thin and brittle, but not hard to peel. Harvested November to December.

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