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Citrus Cleopatra Mandarin Tree

Sweet fruit on an attractive, rounded tree


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  • flowering dateFlowers year round; harvest in summer
  • hardiness zone9-10
  • height4 - 6 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA FL GU HI LA PR SC TX
  • ship as3" POT
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • Vigorous tree for indoors or out
  • Flowers year-round
  • Produces sweet, edible fruit
Cleopatra Mandarin, or Citrus reshni, is among the tastiest citrus growable in containers--and it's also quite hardy. In fact, Cleopatra Mandarin roots are sometimes used as rootstock for less-vigorous citrus trees, such as lemons and grapefruit trees. This attractive, round-topped citrus tree bears fruit year-round in Zones 9 and 10 and can be planted indoors in cooler climates. This thornless tree produces glossy green, waxy leaflets in small rows. It flowers year-round and produces small, red-orange fruit a bit smaller than oranges. The fruits are sweeter than oranges and have an attractive star-shaped pattern when cut--just lovely on a fruit tray. Citrus reshni

Product Details

  • botanical nameCITRUS RESHNI
  • flowering dateFlowers year round; harvest in summer
  • flower colorWhite
  • flower formSmall red-orange citrus. Thin, rough rind.
  • foliage typeSmall, glossy, dark green leaflets
  • formEdible
  • growth rateModerate
  • hardiness zone9-10
  • height4 - 6 feet
  • planting instructionsIn containers, use a water retentive soil-less media that has good water holding capacity. Vigorous grower that requires good fertilization practices and ample amounts of water to produce fruit year around. Plant as the same depth as in the pot it is shipped in.
  • pruningNo pruning needed except for interfering branches in late winter.
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA FL GU HI LA PR SC TX
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship as3" POT
  • soil requirementWell drained, nutrient rich for best results.
  • spacing4 - 6 feet
  • spread4 - 6 feet
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • watering requirementAverage watering needs, water regularly. Be sure not to overwater.
  • winter careIn hardiness zones 9 and 10, no special protection needed. For all zones north of 9, containers should be moved to a warm inside area until spring.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Temperature Sensitive Plants
3A-3B 5/3/24 - 6/7/24
4A-4B 5/3/24 - 6/7/24
5A 5/3/24 - 6/7/24
5B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
6A 4/25/24 - 6/7/24
6B 4/22/24 - 6/7/24
7A 4/11/24 - 6/7/24
7B 4/8/24 - 5/31/24
8A & 8B 4/1/24 - 5/31/24
9A - 10B 3/25/24 -5/31/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7A: 6/3/24
Zones 7B - 10B: 5/27/24

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