Hernandina Clementine (Citrus clementina)

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DESCRIPTION
Hernandina Clementine (Citrus clementina) is one of the classics clementine we have in our collection.

ORIGIN

It seems to originate from the little city of Picasent, Spain.

PLANT

-Tree features: Plant is very compact and spherical in shape.
-Leaves: Leaves are lanceolate, dark-green in colour. Internodes can be short, that’s why of its compactness.

FRUIT

-Shape: Fruit is a medium clementine in size. It’s usually round shaped to slightly flattened at the pole
-Flavour: It’s very sweet. Hernandina Clementine is one of the best clementines, also for its high juice content, and because it’s usually seedless.
-Colour: Orange to deep orange outside.
Pulp is usually light orange in colour.

SEASON OF RIPENESS

Season of ripeness: It usually matures from January to March according to climate conditions.
It usually starts to bloom during Spring time.

HOW TO USE IT

-In the Kitchen: As a clementine, you can eat it peeled, it’s so sweet!
You can also squeeze it to make delicious juices.

-Ornamental: It’s a nice looking ornamental variety, for its shape and its colour.

COLD RESISTENCE

According to our tests, in the Greenhouse, or in a covered area, it can resist to a temperature of -8°C.

This variety needs to be maintained like a normal Lemon.

If you’d like to find out about how to maintain citrus, you can follow us on YouTube

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