Mandarin - Okitsu wase (Satsuma)

Citrus reticulata

Mandarin Okitsu Wase

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Seedless, good flavour, low acid and high TSS. Satsumas are cold hardy and form a compact growing tree. They are the earliest mandarins in the marketplace. .
Other Names: Citrus


Specifications of Mandarin - Okitsu wase (Satsuma)

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June


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Mandarin - Okitsu wase (Satsuma) Reviews & Tips

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2y ago

Banora Point, NSW, Australia

Mandarin - Okitsu wase (Satsuma)

This little "Mighty Might" is a prolific, heavy cropper. After it's first year, barely knee-high & 1 metre across, it yielded 34 fruit. Superior texture, flavour & seedless. Treat leafminer & grasshopper with Yates Pyrethrum/Pest Oil every 2-3 weeks

★★ 7y ago


Growing very well in Sydney producing large fruit. However, it was not sufficiently sweet and so removed the tree.

★★★★★ 11y ago

CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia

Great crop of early seedless large easily peeled fruits

★★★ 12y ago


I hope to see more growth this summer.  Has not fruited yet.  Purchased from Daleys.September 2009:  Starts to flower.  Applied sulphate of potash and watered in.  Removed all visible fruit buds to concentrate on growth and prevent branch distorti...

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