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PlantFiles: Nasnaran Mandarin
Citrus amblycarpa

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

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
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Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jrozier 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.

Regional...

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

Charleston, South Carolina



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