Tarocco Sciara x Clementine (Citrus sinensis x Citrus clementina) is a hybrid between an orange and a clementine (Tacle).
It’s so particular because of the colour and the taste.
-Tree features: Very vigorous with long branches.
-Leaves: Big leaves, similar to those of Tarocco oranges. Fooliage is green and intense.
Sometimes we can find thorns.
-Taste: Tarocco sciara x Clementine is very sweet, with an intense vanilla/clementine/orange flavour
-Colour: Orange intense. It can become red pigmented on February, depending on climate conditions, just like a blood orange.
Pulp can be orange, to bloody orange according to winter conditions too.
SEASON OF RIPENESS
It starts to ripen from December to February.
It usually blooms during spring. Flowers are white and very fragrant.
HOW TO USE IT
-In the Kitchen: We can use it like an orange. It’s very juicy and sweet.
-Ornamental: It’s a beautiful plant to enrich your garden.
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 grown like a normal Lemon.