It's not often that you get a fruit named after an exploding star, but when the flavor is as spectacular as the new Super Nova Mandarin (Citrus reticulate Blanco 'SuperNova') the name fits perfectly! The flavor of this little fruit explodes!
This blazing orange fruit is new on the market in the last couple of years, but it's been around for a while. It was first developed in 1966 in Florida, then expanded its reach in Southern California and then really took off in Northern California. It now is poised to rival some other well-known Mandarins, like Cuties and Halos. But you can have your own tree producing for you right now so that when your neighbors are paying big bucks for a bag from the local specialty market you will just be picking them fresh from your backyard!
Starting as drifts of fragrant blossoms, the juicy fruit forms over the late fall and winter among the glossy evergreen foliage. These self-pollinating gems bear fruit that is completely seedless and packed with super sweet juicy flavor!
Reaching a tidy 12 - 15 feet in height, and keeping a slim profile, Super Nova can easily be accommodated by about any sized yard! Use as a fantastic shade tree, year-round accent and privacy screen that looks gorgeous anywhere. The evergreen foliage pulls double duty in the landscape as both ornamental and edible!
Keep pruned smaller yet for an easy-care houseplant in the winter that even northern gardeners can enjoy, simply bring back out onto your porch or patio for the summers, while enjoying the fragrance and fruit indoors all winter! Container gardeners, patio and balconies, anywhere you have good sun, will suit these trees just fine!
Citrus trees thrive in the full sun and lower moisture soil. Be sure to let them dry out a touch between waterings and maintain a slightly acidic, enriched environment that is very well-drained.
So, if you live in a citrusy climate, you will definitely want to add a flavor explosion Super Nova Mandarin Tree to your garden this year. Order yours at NatureHills.com today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.
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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Citrus reticulata Blanco 'Super Nova'|
|Mature Height||12 - 15 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Moisture||Moderate to Low|
|Harvest Time||Late Season|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 Years|
|Pruning Time||After Fruiting|