Plant Database

PIXIE TANGERINE

CITRUS RETICULATA

Family:
Rutaceae
Irrigation:
Citrus need consistently, moist soil, but never standing water. Water established trees every other week in summer. Wet entire root zone to a depth of 3 to 4 feet. The key is to water when the top few inches of soil are dry but the rest of the root zo
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Origin:
SE ASIA
Landscape Value:
n/a
Life History:
Evergreen Tree
Propagation:
Grown from seed or cuttings
Climate/Zone:
Sunset zones 8,9,12-24; H1, H2
Ethnobotanical Value:
n/a
Exposure:
Full sun; bright light
Blooming Season:
n/a
Edible Part:
Fruits
Fruiting Season:
Mid season to late
Care Instructions:
Nitrogen is main nutrient, apply 1 - 1/12 lb on established trees and divide total fertilizer into several feedings throughout the growing season. Prune in early spring, remove dead wood, increase air circ., suckers and water sprouts. The food is stored