Nasnaran Mandarin
Citrus amblycarpa

Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: amblycarpa (am-bly-KAR-puh) (Info)

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Provides winter interest

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Charleston, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 31, 2003, jrozier from Charleston, SC wrote:

This is a 'hardy' citrus that is edible. The fruit is small (a little larger than a kumquat) and tart, but would make good marmalade. It has the loose peel and taste of a tangerine, but is more sour. The flowers are pretty and have the typical 'citrus blossom' fragrance.