Clementine 'Afourer'

Citrus reticulata 'Afourer'

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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. Afourers are red-orange and often seedless. The trees have beautiful white fragrant flowers that contrast strikingly with the green leaves and the bright fruits.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Fruiting time

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Harvesting

Your fruit will be ready to be harvested when its skin turns fully orange. You can cut the fruit off using a sharp shear and remove the stem after a few days.

Propagation

Seed

Soak seeds in water before planting. Growing seedlings can be crafted with cultivar to keep true-to-type.

Cuttings

Rootstock can be grafted to keep true to type.

Special features

Pot plant

These trees do extremely well in pots and indoors provided they receive enough sun.

Indoor plant

Move indoors when temperature outside drop under freezing!

Special features

Origin

Africa Morocco

Natural climate

Subtropical coastal

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Edible

Fruits are edible.

Notes

Culinary

Personality

Family

Rutaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

Strong

Problems

Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, and citrus gummosis.

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