Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Frost Hardy – Can Handle frost without damage.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Low Maintenance – Requires little maintenance.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
Citrus unshiu has dark green lance-shaped leaves/foliage on long stalks with small wings.
March April This fruit tree bears white scented flowers in mid to late autumn.
Plant naartjie trees in full sun or partial shade and well-drained, neutral soil.
One of the sweetest citrus varieties semi-seedless and is about the size of other mandarin oranges (Citrus reticulata). Naartjies or Satsumas are known for their loose, leathery skin. The fruit is easy to peel compared to other citrus fruits.
Well-drained and neutral.
Citrus unshiu is a semi-seedless and easy-peeling citrus species, also known as cold hardy mandarin, satsuma mandarin, satsuma orange, naartjie, and tangerine. Citrus unshiu has dark green lance-shaped leaves/foliage on long stalks with small wings. This fruit tree bears white scented flowers in mid to late autumn followed by oval to flattened, sweet-fleshed, golden fruit.
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Citrus unshiu requirements and features
Requires moderate maintenance.