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Citrus unshiu XXL - Satsuma

In Winter a delay in delivery may appear because of night temperature! The weight of the plant in kg corresponds with the capacity of the pot in liter. The displayed gross amount may vary depending on the country of delivery due to different sales tax regulations.

Satsuma (Citrus unshiu) originates from Japan and misleadingly is often assigned to the group of Tangerines and Clementines. Although having much in common with these, there are some subtle distinctions: its leaves are distinctly broader than the Tangerine’s, its crown is still very compact, however, a little more unformal than Tangerine and also thornless. The weight of fruits often bends the branches at their ends. The flowers are small (1-1.5 cm), very numerous and have a typical sweet - dry fragrance . The fruits grow larger than Tangerines, especially because even after ripening they continue growing. With their intense to dark orange peel the fruits stick to the tree for a very long time, even when in late autumn ( October/ November) they have reached full ripeness already. The fruit segments are hardly connected with the peel so that Satsumas can easily be peeled. Satsumas tolerate cold and even short-time frost, however they can -in our opinion- not be wintered outside in our country.

punkt_gruen.gif Quality: fragrant & very numerous flowers; edible & and decorative & long lasting & big fruits; compact & dense crown; evergreen & fragrant leaves
punkt_gruen.gif Use: in pots from April / May outside on balcony, terrace and in the garden - during winter in a winter quarter or greenhouse; all year in a heated greenhouse or bright room

Height1,5 - 2 m
OriginAsia (mediterranean)
Flowering periodblooming several times
Color of flowerswhite
FruitsEdible Fruits
FragranceFragrant Flowers
GrowthTree or Shrub
winter temperature8 (±5)°C
Minimum temperature0 °C
Hardiness Zones9


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