PlantsCitrus Fruits→Tangerine (Citrus reticulata)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Citrus reticulata Accepted
Citrus reticulata subsp. unshiu Synonym
Citrus reticulata var. deliciosa Synonym
Citrus tachibana Synonym
Citrus tangerina Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 15 feet
Plant Spread: 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Layering
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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