Clementine 'Nules'

Citrus reticulata 'Nules'

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Clementines are small to medium-sized evergreen trees that produce round to slightly flat fruits. The fruit has a fragrant glossy orange skin that separates readily from the segmented flesh inside. 'Nules' is a selection of Clementine with small to medium sized fruit.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Fruiting time

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Harvesting

Allow fruit to ripen on the tree until the colour is fully developed. Nules will be ready to harvest in winter.

Propagation

Cuttings

Cuttings from desired cultivar is grafted on strong rootstock

Seed

Seeds can be sown 6-12 mm deep, either indoors or outdoors and specific cultivar grafted on seedling when stem is about 10-15mm thick.

Special features

Attracts birds

Attracts useful insects

Bees and butterflies

Indoor plant

Clementines can be grown indoors, provided they receive enough sun.

Pot plant

Clementines can be grown in a large container, Make sure the plant receives enough sun and is protected from the wind.

Hedge plant

Make a wonderful evergreen screen

Special features

Origin

Red-orange color. The fruit is juicy with a deep-orange flesh speckled with medium-sized seeds if other citrus trees can pollinate it, otherwise seedless.

Natural climate

Temperate to cool subtropical

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible

Fruits

Notes

Culinary

Personality

Family

Rutaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

Strong

Problems

Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ants, citrus gummosis, citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, alternaria

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