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Minneola Tangelo

Citrus x 'Minneola'

SKU
02675
Delightful tangerine-grapefruit hybrid produces juicy, thick skinned orange-red fruit with a rich tangerine flavor. Winter ripening fruit has few seeds. Great in containers, indoors or out. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSIT-rus
LoreCitrus was first brought to European cultivation in Spain by Arab traders who found them in Asia.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, round headed form to 12 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring
Design IdeasWith its handsome, deep-green foliage and shrubby form, this Citrus is a good choice for containers. Makesa fine small scale shade tree or an accent with high degree of fragrance and fruit color. Grow in a citrus orchard or insert into existing landscape. Great long range focal point or position to screen off undesirable land uses.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Tropical
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEdible, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPatriot™ Compact Lantana (Lantana camara 'Rainbow'), with its yellow-orange-fuchsia flower clusters, intensifies the orange-red of this Citrus' fruit. Brighten up the evergreen with the contrasting texture and ivory blooms of Ivory Tower Yucca (Yucca filamentosa 'Ivory Tower') and add a low planting of Dwarf Myrtle (Myrtus communis 'Compacta'), a compact shrub with creamy white flowers.

Requires well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Apply a citrus fertilizer in spring; repeat in fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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