Citrus reticulata 'Fairchild'
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Clementines are small to medium-sized evergreen trees that produce round to slightly flat orange fruits with segmented flesh inside. The skin is thin with a deep orange colour, is somewhat pebbly. Fairchild is not easy to peel and typically contains many seeds. The flesh is juicy, with a rich and sweet flavour.
Spring, Autumn, Winter
Allow fruit to ripen on the tree until the colour is fully developed.
Graft or bud cuttings on seedling or other rootstock
Sow seed 6-12 mm deep, directly or in a container.
Can be grown indoors in a container.
Clementines can be grown in a container provided it is large enough and they receive enough sun and protection from the wind.
USA California Released 1964
Temperate to cool subtropical
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, alternaria, citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ants, and citrus gummosis