Dwarf Mandarin

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Dwarf tree grown primarily for its deliciously juicy, sweet and tangy mandarin-type orange fruit. Other types of mandarins are clementines and tangerines. Evergreen foliage works well planted with other tropicals, or for framing a view. Prefers moist, light, well-drained soil.

Companion Plants

Bald Cypress

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Bald Cypress

Naturally found on lake and river edges, swamps, or flooded sites, this large coniferous tree is unique in that it loses its needles. Will grow in normal garden soil, and even tolerate drought once established.

Yaupon Holly

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Yaupon Holly

Broadleaf evergreen shrub. Dwarf spreading habit with tiny, lustrous leaves. Self-fruiting form. Red fruit ripens in fall.

Carolina Cherry Laurel

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Carolina Cherry Laurel

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Details

Common name

Dwarf Mandarin

Botanical name

Citrus unshiu

Variety

Satsuma

Zone

USDA 10 - 11

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Bloom time

spring

Light

sun

Height

8-10' (2.5-3 m)

Habit

rounded

Water

1-2 times per week

Feed

use all-purpose

Maintenance

spray light horticultural oil to kill insect eggs