Tangelo - Minneola

Citrus reticulata x C. paradisi

Tangelo Minneola Fruit cut in half By Amada44 [GFDL,CC BY 3.0] (Photo Credits)

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Minneola is a medium to very large, round to bell shaped fruit with a pronounced neck. The deep orange to red-orange coloured skin has a smooth pebbly peel. Very few seeds. For pollination, any early flowering mandarin will assist, for example Satsumas, Nules, Emperor or Imperial.
Other Names: Citrus

$39.00

Specifications of Tangelo - Minneola

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 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)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 July, August, September, October

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Pollinators 766, 768, 770, 774, 775, 776, 779, 780, 781, 2113, 2164, 2165, 2166, 2326, 3820, 3927

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Pollinators for the Tangelo - Minneola

Mandarin - Daisy

$34.00

Recently introduced variety from Californian that is showing promise over a large range of climatic regions. Large fruit size, well coloured fruit and relatively seedless.

Mandarin - Ellendale

$39.00

A medium to large fruit with medium rind. Relatively easy to peel when mature. Bright orange, very juicy flesh with a rich flavour. Moderately seedy. Late mid season.

Mandarin - Emperor

$34.00 ($34.00-$39.00 choose a size)

The fruit has a pale orange skin that is inclined to be puffy. Excellent flavour however the fruit can be prone to drying if harvest is delayed. Loose skin that is very easy to peel. Most popular mid season variety.

Mandarin - Hickson

$34.00

Noted for its superb flavour, the fruit is of medium size and is easily peeled. Of the Tangor range, it prefers warm temperatures so can suffer from winter yellowing but will re-green in the spring. H July- August

Mandarin - Honey Murcott

$34.00

Small to medium size flat fruit with yellow-orange skin of the Tangor range. The fruit is smooth and easy to peel. Has some seeds. Its rich red flesh is honey sweet and juicy, with a lovely fragrance. Frost sensitive. H Aug - Sept

Mandarin - Imperial

$39.00 ($39.00-$39.00 choose a size)

A proven early variety that is still very popular today. Excellent colour and flavour; the skin is smooth, glossy, thin and easy to peel. Older trees may develop a biennial bearing habit.

Mandarin - Miho Wase (Satsuma)

$37.00

Very early fruiting and easy peeling. High sugar levels in fruit. Very popular export variety. One of the main satsuma varieties of Japan. Slow growing dwarf tree. Fruit is better flavoured than the common Silverhill variety although a little smaller.

Mandarin - Nules (Clementine)

$37.00 ($37.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Most popular Clementine mandarin grown, early, good size and vigorous tree. Seedless when grown by itself.

Mandarin - Okitsu wase (Satsuma)

$37.00

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. .

Mandarin - Afourer Murcott

$37.00

Recently imported Tangor, with rich, sweet juicy flavour. The tree is moderate in size and vigor. Thin, smooth, orange rind that is easy to peel. The fruit is low-seeded in the absence of cross-pollination, but seedy when cross-pollinated.

Dwarf Mandarin - Afourer

$39.00

Recently imported Tangor, with rich, sweet juicy flavour. The tree is moderate in size and vigor. Thin, smooth, orange rind that is easy to peel. The fruit is low-seeded in the absence of cross-pollination, but seedy when cross-pollinated. Flying Dragon modifies the top growth making this a dwarf plant that is ideal to use planted out or as a pot specimen. Trees will grow to about half the normal citrus size. Flying Dragon rootstock also adds cold hardiness and grows well in heavier soils, like Trifoliatia rootstock.

Dwarf Mandarin - Daisy

$39.00

Recently introduced variety from Californian that is showing promise over a large range of climatic regions. Large fruit size, well coloured fruit and relatively seedless. Flying Dragon modifies the top growth making this a dwarf plant that is ideal to use planted out or as a pot specimen. Trees will grow to about half the normal citrus size. Flying Dragon rootstock also adds cold hardiness and grows well in heavier soils, like Trifoliata rootstock.

Dwarf Mandarin - Emperor

$39.00

The fruit has a pale orange skin that is inclined to be puffy. Excellent flavour however the fruit can be prone to drying if harvest is delayed. Loose skin that is very easy to peel. Most popular mid season variety. Flying Dragon modifies the top growth making this a dwarf plant that is ideal to use planted out or as a pot specimen. Trees will grow to about half the normal citrus size. Flying Dragon rootstock also adds cold hardiness and grows well in heavier soils, like Trifoliatia rootstock.

Dwarf Mandarin - Okitsu wase

$39.00

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. They can even be eaten when the skin is still green.

Dwarf Mandarin - Nules

$39.00

Most popular Clementine mandarin grown, early, good size and vigorous tree. Seedless when grown by itself. Dwarf tree perfect for pots and patios.

Dwarf Mandarin - Imperial

$39.00

A proven early variety that is still very popular today. Excellent colour and flavour; the skin is smooth, glossy, thin and easy to peel. Older trees may develop a biennial bearing habit. Dwarf trees grow to about 2m tall.

Tangelo - Minneola Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

ant751
★★★★★ 1y ago

CABOOLTURE SOUTH, QLD, Australia

The fruit are beutiful deep orangle colored and very juicy. Also well floured with a mid mild type sweetness. Flavour improves when left on tree until dead ripe and loose to pick. They are easy to peel like mandarines and have mostly few seeds. My 3m t...

JeffW_carina
★★★★ 1y ago

CARINA, QLD, Australia

Fruit is wonderful, slightly sour and made beautiful juice squeezed freshly each dy, picked straight from the tree.

Evtilda1
★★★★★ 2y ago

WOLLONGONG WEST, NSW, Australia

I think Tangelos are the most delicious citrus. Haven't been able to find one to put in the ground yet, but I will!

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Planted 2017 (in winter - mistake) has yellow leaves, seems sick, hasnt grown much. sprayed with epsom salts, seems a bit better now and putting on new growth and flowering

Dimity Cottage1
★★★★ 5y ago

ELLEN GROVE, QLD, Australia

This is one of my favourite Citrus fruits

Homegrownsbest
★★★★ 5y ago

THAGOONA, QLD, Australia

Too young to tell. Just planted. It's currently in full sun. I water almost daily depending on weather. I planted in a 75 litre planter bag with a big bottom layer of course grade pine bark then kind of equal amounts of good quality potty mix, coir ...

MandaB
★★★★★ 10y ago

Greenbank, Qld, Australia

This is planted over my late cat and she has proved to be valuable fertiliser, it is twice the size of the other citrus planted at the same time! I love this fruit. It can vary from quite sweet to sour/bitter so try to get one you like. I love them all...

amanda19
★★★★★ 10y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA

For details on feeding etc see Lemon - meyer.Lovely fat fruit this year (2010) focussed on pruning for strong framework and removed flowers for first 2 yrs.Carried an awesome crop this season no problems but had to thin some of the bunches. Needs a fai...

AnneMarie2
★★★★ 11y ago

TUCKOMBIL, NSW, australia

Delicious juicy fruit, hardly any seeds.  Beautiful coloured fruit, very decorative.

Adrianna
★★★★★ 11y ago

Logan Village, QLD, Australia

This tree has been bearing 18 months after planting and has the most beautiful, very juicy fruit.  Tastes like inbetween a mandarine  and grapefruit We have 47 different trees and most come from Daleys nursery when we go for a drive to Kyogle.

Coral1
★★★★ 11y ago

, CA, US

just got it, now flowering like crazy, i think it might be stressed. hopefully some fruit will come of it, am currently keeping it next to my Dancy tangerines for cross-pollination.

murray
★★★★ 11y ago

New Lambton Heights, NSW, Australia

slight prune early spring any long branches shorten for more sturdy tree

Oriente
★★★★ 12y ago

Kambah, ACT, Australia

My little Tangello is doing OK considering the climate in Canberra. It has survived its first winter here. Looking forward to flowers and fruit. In the meantime I am sending a photo of my Lemonade tree which is a great producer.

amanda19
★★★★★ 12y ago

LESCHENAULT, WA

For details on feeding etc see Lemon - meyer.Lovely fat fruit this year (2010) literally bursting with juice. Highly recommend this variety.

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