Tangerine

 

 

Citrus

 

 

Rutaceae

Tangerine_Tree.jpg

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Form: Tree
Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: 12 foot high

Leaves; Leathery, lance shaped green leaves

Flowers: White and fragrant clusters,
Fruit:
Tangerines
Trunks: Erect, smooth, subject to sunburn
Stems: Erect slender, thorny branches
Range/Origin: Mediterranean
Hardiness: Sunset zones 8, 9, 12 - 24

Comments: Seasonal litter, thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Moderate, deep watering
  • Soil: Well drained soil
  • Propagation: Budding

         Maintenance: See; http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/crops/az1151.pdf and http://cals.arizona.edu/pubs/crops/az1492.pdf

 

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