Orange - mini

Citrus 'Tuscan Tangerine'

Orange - mini - Citrus  'Tuscan Tangerine'

Common Name: Orange - mini
Genus: Citrus
Cultivar: 'Tuscan Tangerine'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Edible fruit, Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 5.00 m (500 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April to July

Soil Type: Acidic
Ericaceous: Requires a neutral or acid soil (or ericaceous compost), with a pH of 7 or below
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Fabulous fragrant white flowers are produced singly on branches throughout the summer.These are followed by medium-sized thin-skinned juicy tangerines that separate easily into segments. A great plant for growing in a pot on a sunny patio but it will need to be moved in to a frost-free place in winter.

  • Garden care: In pots grow in John Innes No2 potting compost in full sun. Feed every two weeks in the growing season with a balanced plant food. Pot on or top-dress plants in late winter. Outdoors grow in slightly acidic well-drained soil in full sun. Minimal pruning is required.

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