Citrus reticulata blanco ssp. Class III
|Scientific Name||Citrus reticulata blanco ssp. Class III|
|Principal Common Name||Satsuma Orange|
|Description||Sweet, delicate flavor, nearly seedless, medium to large fruit, loose peel and earliest to ripen. Highly cold-resistant; has survived 12Âº F (-11.11Âº C. More resistant than the sweet orange to canker, gummosis, psorosis and melanose.|
|General Comments||Believed to have originated in Japan about 350 years ago as a seedling of a cultivar. Principal commercial crop for canning. Keeps well in cool storage.|
|Height Range||6 - 18 FT|
|Spread Range||6 - 18 FT|
|Sunset Zones||8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Leaf Texture||Glossy : Leathery : Smooth|
|Form||Edible : Small Tree : Tree|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Bees : Cold Tolerant : Edible : Evergreen : Flavor : Fruit|
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