Tangelo – (mandarin [tangerine] X grapefruit) Citrus x tangelo

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VARIETY SEASON OF
MATURITY
SEEDS/
FRUIT
FRUIT
SIZE
COMMENTS
MINNEOLA(Honeybell)
Duncan grapefruit X Dancy tangerine
DEC – MAY FEW
7 – 12
LARGE
3” – 3½”
Bell shaped fruit, very sweet flavor. Peel thin, smooth, reddish orange with orange flesh. Vigorous, large tree. Extremely juicy. More tangerine taste. Cold hardy.
NOVA
Clementine tangerine X Orlando tangelo
NOV – DEC VARIES
1 – 30
MEDIUM
2¾” – 3”
Flesh deep orange, very sweet flavor, juicy. Pick fruit green, reddish orange rind. Vigorous grower, thorny, heavy producer. Cold tolerant.
ORLANDO
Duncan grapefruit X Dancy tangerine
NOV – JAN VARIES
0 – 35
LARGE
2¾” – 3”
Very juicy, heavy bearer. Rind adheres to flesh making it difficult to peel & oily. Foliage has distinctive cupped appearance. Sweet but not like Minneola. Cold hardy.

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