TANGERINE

VARIETIES

TANGERINE: DANCY
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For Sale: 2 Gal - $77.94 || 5 Gal - $273.85 || 12 Gal - $371.23
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Deep Orange-Red to RedHarvest: Oct-JanYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: Introduced in 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 dark-orange, of fine quality, richly flavoured. Tree is vigorous, upright and thorn-less. Matures in late autumn and winter.
TANGERINE: LEE
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For Sale: 5 Gal - $273.85
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Deep Yellowish-OrangeHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: 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.
TANGERINE: PIXIE
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For Sale: 5 Gal - $273.85
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 4mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Yellow-OrangeHarvest: Dec-FebYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: Pixie is the result of an open pollination of Kincy (King X Dancy) that took place in 1927 and was eventually released in 1965. The tree is a vigorous upright grower. The fruit is usually globose to slightly oblate, and sometimes has a neck. The rind is yellow-orange with a slightly pebbled texture and is easy to peel. The flesh is seedless, orange coloured, and juicy. The flavour is mild and sweet. Pixie matures in late winter and holds exceptionally late on the tree; the fruit is known to hold well into summer.
TANGERINE: SHASTA GOLD TM (TDE #2)
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For Sale: 2 Gal - $82.23 || 3 Gal - $169.17
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 2mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Deep Reddish-OrangeHarvest: Feb-MarYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Shasta Gold™ (TDE2) is a hybrid with Temple tangor, and Dancy and Encore mandarins. Patented (Plant Patent #15,461) Triploid mandarin hybrid that combines large fruit size, rich fruit flavour and the virtual absence of seeds even in mixed plantings. Shasta Gold mandarin fruit are moderately flat in shape, with little or no neck. The average fruit size is large for a mandarin (size 15 by industry packing standards) with a mean width of 75 mm (2.95 in.) and a height of 59 mm (2.32 in.), weight per fruit of 185 grams (6.5 oz), heavy for the fruit size. Rind texture generally smooth on fruit from trees with moderate to heavy crops. The rind of fruit from trees with very light crops can be excessively rough. The rind is fairly easy to peel when fruit are mature. Flesh is deep orange in colour with a moderately fine texture. The fruit is juicy averaging 49% juice content and are very sweet when mature (13% brix in February, 16% in April) with a very rich, distinctive flavour. 1987
TANGERINE: TAHOE GOLD TM (TDE #3)
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For Sale: 2 Gal - $82.23 || 3 Gal - $169.17
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 10'C (50'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: Deep Reddish-OrangeHarvest: Jan-FebYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Patented (Plant patent #15,703) mandarin hybrid that combines large fruit size, rich fruit flavour and the virtual absence of seeds even in mixed plantings. Fruit are slightly flattened in shape with a small neck. The average fruit size is medium-large for a mandarin, mean weight per fruit of 135 grams (4.75 oz.), heavy for the fruit size. The rind texture is variable, depending on the tree age and crop. Rind texture is smooth to slightly pitted on fruit from older trees with moderate to heavy crops. The rind of the fruit from trees with very light crops can be excessively rough. The rind is of medium thickness and moderately easy to peel when fruit are mature. Flesh is deep orange in colour, with a fine texture. The fruit is typically very juicy averaging 48% juice content and are quite sweet (13.5% brix in February, 15.5% in March) with a rich, distinctive flavour. Tahoe Gold™ (TDE3) is a hybrid with Temple tangor, and Dancy and Encore mandarins. 1987
TANGERINE: FREMONT
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 2mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: OrangeHarvest: Nov-DecYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: A Clementine and Ponkan hybrid. It is easy peeling, sweet and juicy. Fruit is medium in size with bright orange-red flesh. Fruit holds well to tree without loosing quality.
TANGERINE: FROST DANCY
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: Deep Orange-Red to RedHarvest: Oct-JanYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: Introduced in 1916. 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 dark-orange, of fine quality, richly flavoured. Tree is vigorous, upright and thorn-less. Matures in late autumn and winter.
TANGERINE: MURCOTT
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: OrangeHarvest: Sept-NovYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: Introduced in 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 mango-like sweetness. Also called Florida Honey. Medium late, holds average on tree. Medium vigour, upright with long willowy branches.
TANGERINE: PONKAN
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 4mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: OrangeHarvest: Dec-JanYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: 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. 1805
TANGERINE: ROBINSON
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: VigorousDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 5'C (41'F)
Fruit Colour: OrangeHarvest: Oct-DecYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: Fruit is medium-large, easy peeling, with deep yellow-orange flesh. It is juicy, with rich and sweet flavour. It is a heavy producer which can result in limb breakage. Thinning may be required. The tree is upright spreading and can have limb and twig die-back in early years. It is one of the more cold hardy varieties. Thorn-less.
TANGERINE: SUNBURST
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For Sale: None at this time
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: MediumDrought Tolerance: No
Full Size (WxH): 4m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: 15'C (59'F)Min Temp Tolerated: 10'C (50'F)
Fruit Colour: OrangeHarvest: Nov-DecYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: GraftedFertility: Self, better with second varietyChill Hours Required: 100 hrs below 15'C (60'F)
Description: 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.

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