Citrus reticulata 'Satsuma'
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Citrus reticulata 'Satsuma'

satsuma

  Family RUTACEAE 
  Genus Citrus 

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Identification
Genus  Citrus Species  reticulata Variety  Cultivar  Satsuma Common names  satsuma Family  RUTACEAE Specimen number  S9273 Data source  GrUnFr p208
 
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  8' - 12' Overall spread   
 
Climate
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Above 40 F AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
 
Garden
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  This very tender plant can only survive nighttime temperatures of 40 Fahrenheit.
 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
 
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
 
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is medium sized with a rough thin orange skin that easily slips off. It is seedless and sweet, has juicy fragrant sections, and is less acidic than an orange. Citrus reticulata 'Satsuma' is most commonly used fresh.
 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
 
Cultivation
Propagule  Seed Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period  Jan 01 - Feb 28 Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
 
Nutrition
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts medium sized with a rough thin orange skin that easily slips off Flavor / texture  seedless and sweet, has juicy fragrant sections, and is less acidic than an orange
 
Horticulture
Horticulture notes  Citrus reticulata 'Satsuma' is self fertile. January and February are the usual harvest months. Propagation of Satsuma can be achieved by seed. This plant is a cultivar whose parent is considered to have originated from China and Vietnam.
 
Herbarium
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Citrus reticulata 'Satsuma' is evergreen.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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