Dancy Tangerine (Citrus tangerina)
⚠ Citrus ships to Florida only ⚠
Dancy Tangerine is akin to the great grandparent of all contemporary tangelos and mandarins. Dancy Tangerine is a citrus tree with longevity in its roots, originally cultivated in 1843 Florida, before air conditioning, bug spray, and sunscreen. This plant’s preference for the Florida climate is why we can still readily enjoy bounties of delicious sweet, tangy, and juicy fruit. The Dancy Tangerine variety is a semi-dwarf citrus tree, that can reach up to 15 feet at full maturity. It has heavily fragrant blooms, and fruits right around the December holiday season. In fact, Dancy Tangerines were traditionally gifted as a token of abundant health for Christmas, and the Chinese New Year. Continue the legacy of the Dancy Tangerine, and enjoy golden holiday seasons for years to come.
Planting, cultural care, pruning, and harvesting are similar for all citrus plants, with a few slight variations. Generally, they are best planted in filtered sun with well-drained soil that can hold moisture and nutrients. Citrus trees a particularly high demand for nitrogen. If you’re fantasizing about long afternoons of picking fresh fruit from your personal citrus grove, keep this in mind: The key to growing citrus is setting it up for success from the start.
Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree
Winter, Spring, Year-round
Main citrus fruit production will take place in late winter through spring, but may produce throughout the year
Mature size varies by citrus tree type. Overall, citrus varieties can be grown in containers and maintained at smaller sizes.
Soil & Moisture:
Well-drained, high fertility and good moisture-holding capacity; High nitrogen demands. Regular watering throughout the first year and throughout flowering and fruiting season.
Full Sun, Part Shade
Overall, citrus prefers slightly shady areas and has better fruit production in part shade lighting conditions.
Outdoors 8-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+
Although their fruit provides a distinctly tropical twist to any drink or dish, Citrus trees trees are actually very cold hardy fruit trees, taking temperatures down to the low 20's!
Grafted and capable of producing fruit within 1 year.
Sow Exotic offers many different unique varieties of Citrus trees. Shop the Citrus Collection!