Sunburst Tangerine (Citrus reticulata)

Sunburst Tangerine (Citrus reticulata)

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Sunburst Tangerine is a popular commercial variety in Florida, and for good reason.Ā Sunburst Tangerine fruit trees areĀ thornless, vigorous, disease-resistant, and moderately cold-hardy and the fruit is juicy and delicious.Ā Ā The beloved SunburstĀ Tangerine is a cross between the two citrus hybrids Robinson and Osceola.Ā The peel is an outstanding dark orange color with excellent internal juice color.

Planting, cultural care, pruning, and harvesting are similar for all citrus plants, with a few slight variations. Generally, they are best planted inĀ filteredĀ sun with well-drained soil that can hold moisture and nutrients. Citrus trees a particularly high demand for nitrogen. If youā€™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.

Plant Type
Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season
Winter, Spring, Year-round

Main citrus fruit production will take place in late winter through spring, but may produce throughout the year

Mature Size
7-30 ft

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.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Overall, citrus prefers slightly shady areas and has better fruit production in part shade lighting conditions.

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
MediumĀ 

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 8-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Although their fruitĀ 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!

Propagation
Grafted and ready to produce.Ā 

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Sweet, tangy, juicy citrus fruit is more than just a delicious snack or an essential ingredient in your Sunday afternoon mimosas!

Citrus (especially oranges) is an amazing source of Vitamin C, an essential vitamin that helps prevent and treat the common cold/upper respiratory infections and improve heart health. Your body canā€™t make vitamin C on its own so you need to get it from fruits like citrus, fresh vegetables, berries, etc.

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