Citrus reticulata 'Clementine'
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Citrus reticulata 'Clementine'


  family rutaceae 
  genus citrus 

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Genus  Citrus Species  reticulata Variety  Cultivar  Clementine Common names  clementine Family  RUTACEAE Specimen number  S9270 Data source  GrUnFr p209
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   
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
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 very small sized with a rough orange skin that easily slips off. It has sweet, juicy, fragrant sections that are less acidic than an orange. Citrus reticulata 'Clementine' is most often used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Cutting 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 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts very small sized with a rough orange skin that easily slips off Flavor / texture  has sweet, juicy, fragrant sections that are less acidic than an orange
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Citrus reticulata 'Clementine' to produce fruit. Harvest time is January and February. Clementine is typically propagated using a cutting. This plant is a cultivar whose parent is thought to originate from Algeria.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Citrus reticulata 'Clementine' is evergreen.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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