Blida Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)

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DESCRIPTION
Blida Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) is a sweet early ripening Citrus variety of our collection.

ORIGIN

We still don’t know its origin.

PLANT

-Tree features: Plant is compact-spherical in shape, with short internodes, and just a few thorns.
-Leaves: Leaves are lanceolate, bright green in colour, and very aromatic.

FRUIT

-Shape: Fruit is the “classic mandarin”. It can be round-shaped to slightly flattened.
-Flavour: It’s a very sweet and intense mandarin variety. It’ s also usually seedless.
-Colour: Bright orange to deep orange outside, according to the harvesting time.
Pulp is bright orange in colour.

SEASON OF RIPENESS

Season of ripeness: Blida Mandarin is a early variety. It starts to produce from October-November.
It usually starts to bloom during Spring time.

HOW TO USE IT

-In the Kitchen: As an aromatic mandarin, it can be used in different ways.
You can squeeze it, eat it like a classic mandarin, zest it to give fish a refreshing and aromatic taste.
Liquors, marmalades, ice creams are exceptional with it!
-Ornamental: It’s a nice looking Citrus variety because of 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 -7°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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