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Dancy Tangerine

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A Classic American Fruit 


You know a fruit is good when it’s been around since 1867. The Dancy Tangerine was bred in Florida just after the Civil War. It was a great fresh fruit then and is still a great fruit to grow.


Dancy has juicy and tasty red/orange flesh and it ripens in December, so it is often called the Christmas Tangerine. You won’t find this on your supermarket shelf, though.


Part of what makes the Dancy so good is also what makes it hard to bring to the mass market. It has a really loose skin that is super easy to peel. Unfortunately, that means that modern equipment bruise and scar the fruit. So, if you’d like to taste this little bit of American history, you’ll need to grow it yourself. Thankfully Nature Hills has got you covered.


Like all of our citrus, these trees are a minimum three years old, have extensive branching and some of the largest root systems available. We take pride in delivering you the highest quality citrus trees with healthy roots and full, well-established stems and foliage. 


If you live in a colder climate, simply plant them in a container. Bring your tree indoors near a sunny window, and let the intoxicating citrus scent brighten your home during cold winter days.


Order now before they sell out and enjoy the benefits of growing your own citrus fruit anywhere in the U.S.


This bit of history is fun to have all year round! 


* Perfect for containers
* Easy to peel
* Juicy fruit

 

Plant Facts

Family Citrus reticulata 'Dancy'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 7 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Characteristics Fruit Stand Favorite, Heavy Bearer
Bloom Period Spring
Harvest Period December

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