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Reedo

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Re: I need help determining a mandarin variety
« Reply #25 on: May 24, 2023, 09:36:57 AM »
Owari will likely just barely be ripening in that timeframe. I’m in 9a by the coast and the first week of December is the earliest we usually start eating them. You can eat them earlier, but they might not have a lot of sugar.

Lee x Nova and Dekopon won’t likely be ripe in that window, especially in your zone, but are great mid-season mandarins.

I’d also recommend Gold Nugget. They’re very late, and hang well, making them very early as well, and taste amazing.

If you’re willing to push your ripening window forward a little, Page is one of the richest tasting mandarins. It doesn’t peel as easily as Satsumas, but more than makes up for it in flavor. It ripens shortly after Owari.

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Re: I need help determining a mandarin variety
« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2023, 09:30:41 AM »
I'm the end here's what I planted

[ ] Pomelo bien hoa
[ ] Mandarin Xie Shan
[ ] Pomelo Nam roi
[ ] Mandarin Shiranui (Sumo)
[ ] Improved meyer lemon (not grafted)
[ ] Satsuma miho
[ ] Satsuma owari
[ ] Satsuma brown select
[ ] Lemon new Zealand lemonade
[ ] Satsuma early St ann
[ ] Plum Methley
[ ] Plum Flavor Gernade
[ ] Apple Dorsett
[ ] Apple Ein Shemer
[ ] Apple anna
[ ] Grapefruit oro blanco
[ ] Plum satsuma
[ ] Lime Persian sweet
[ ] Lemon ujukitsu
[ ] Lemon variegated eureka
[ ] Lemon variegated eureka
[ ] Lemon improved meyer
[ ] Orange Cara cara

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Re: I need help determining a mandarin variety
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2023, 04:26:23 PM »
Wishing you and your trees to very best luck. Glad you included Xie Shan an absolutely outstanding citrus. .

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Re: I need help determining a mandarin variety
« Reply #28 on: August 16, 2023, 06:54:10 AM »
Wishing you and your trees to very best luck. Glad you included Xie Shan an absolutely outstanding citrus. .
Thank you. I have plans to pretty much build a greenhouse around them for winter so as long as we don't have power issues they should all make it