California Honey Mandarin

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California Honey Mandarin Trees Are Semi-Dwarf

California Honey Mandarin is a semi-dwarf tree that is great to grow in a container for around a patio. In colder regions, simply bring it indoors for winter.

Semi-dwarf means it will be a little taller than a dwarf tree but less than half the size of a regular, standard tree. Overall, at an average height a person could still pick the fruit of a semi-dwarf tree without needing a ladder. In colder climates of zones 4 through 7, grow it in a container and bring it inside for winter.  Keep it near a sunny window.

Botanical Name

Citrus x reticulata ‘California Honey’

Grow Zones 4 – 8 patio / 9 – 11 outdoors
Mature Height 8 – 10 feet
Mature Spread 4 – 6 feet
Sunlight Full sun to partial sun

US Hardiness Grow Zone Map

USDA Hardiness Grow Zones

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the California Honey Mandarin be grown in colder zones?

In colder zones the California Honey Mandarin can be planted in a pot and grown on a patio during the warm months, then brought inside for the colder months.

Is the California Honey Mandarin seedless?

Yes. The California Honey Mandarin produces a seedless, easy to peel, sweet fruit.

When is the fruit ripe on the California Honey Mandarin?

The fruit from the California Honey Mandarin is harvested in the fall.




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