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Mandarin Orange, Satsuma, Tangerine
Citrus reticulata 'Sunburst'

Family: Rutaceae (roo-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrus (SIT-rus) (Info)
Species: reticulata (reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sunburst

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Trees

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Green Cove Springs, Florida

Merritt Island, Florida

Rockledge, Florida

Natchez, Mississippi

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 27, 2004, Thaumaturgist from Rockledge, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

A hybrid created by the combination of the Robinson
and the Osceola Mandarins, Sunburst joined the already
crowded Tangerine fraternity in 1979.

However, it stood up on its own due to its beautiful
deep orange color, an extremely thin peel and a great
flavor.

Although consumers found it discouraging for peeling
because of its thin skin, it became famous because of
its near seedless characteristics.

Product Look Up (PLU) code for Sunburst Tangerine
is 4449.