What are the different types of satsuma trees?


  • ‘Owari’ Satsuma. Season of maturity: October to November.
  • ‘Silverhill’ Satsuma. Season of maturity: October to November.
  • ‘Kimbrough’ Satsuma. Season of maturity: October to November.
  • ‘Brown Select’ Satsuma. Season of maturity: October to November (two weeks ahead of ‘Owari’).
  • ‘Early St.
  • ‘Xie Shan’ Satsuma.

What is the best satsuma tree?

What is the best Satsuma tree? This is a matter of opinion, but the Owari Satsuma, or Owari Mandarin, is a top choice for its early ripening season, low maintenance levels, and juicy, seedless fruit.

What is the sweetest satsuma variety?

The Seto Satsuma varieties produce one of the most delicious, sweetest and easiest to peel mandarin fruits loved by almost everyone! This tasty, seedless fruit is especially popular with children, due to the smaller sized slices that are easy to pop into their mouths.

What is the best tasting Satsumas?

Taste Test Results for Owari Satsuma Mandarin Orange Tasters found Owari Satsuma to have good flavor and texture. It was easy to peel, seedless, and sweet with a hint of acidity for flavor. On a scale from 1 to 9, the Owari Satsuma scored 6.4, between “good, above average” (6) and “very good” (7).

Do you need 2 satsuma trees to produce fruit?

The satsuma mandarin is self-fertile: Its flowers have both male and female parts, so it doesn’t need another tree for pollination.

How long does it take for a satsuma tree to bear fruit?

about eight years
Satsumas can be grown from seed. These trees will take about eight years to produce their first fruits. They can also be grafted onto other citrus rootstocks which tend to be ready in half the time. This gives flexibility whether you desire larger trees with a longer wait or lesser size for a faster harvest.

How big does a brown select satsuma tree get?

Brown Select Satsuma Tree – Citrus unshiu ‘Brown Select’

Cold Hardy 10-15°
Growing Zone 8A, 8B, 10A, 10B
Mature Height 12-14 FT
Mature Width 8-10 FT
Pollinator Self Fertile

What is Owari Satsuma?

Owari Satsuma Mandarin TreeCitrus reticulata ‘Owari’ Owari are palm sized and easy to peel. Owari Satsuma Mandarin trees are the king of patio citrus. Satsuma Mandarins have a greater cold tolerance than other citrus.

What is a Seto satsuma?

The Seto Satsuma Tree is a type of Mandarin that can tolerate colder temperatures as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Seto Satsumas are virtually seedless, very easy to peel, have thin skin, and a sweet, slightly tangy flavor. These virtues make the fruit a favorite for eating fresh.

Can you plant a lemon tree next to a satsuma tree?

Since citrus trees do not cross-pollinate, Satsuma (Citrus reticulata) and lemon (Citrus limon) trees can be planted near each other. In addition, Satsuma flowers produce sterile pollen and set fruit without pollination.

Where is the best place to plant a satsuma tree?

If planting the satsuma tree in the ground, site it on a south-facing sunny wall to absorb as much heat and sun in winter as possible. Citrus trees need well-drained soil, consistent and deep watering and a regular application of citrus fertilizer throughout the year.

How do I choose a satsuma tree?

How to Pick a Satsuma Tree

  1. Taste a variety of satsuma cultivars.
  2. Buy a satsuma grafted to a sour orange stock if you value crop yield.
  3. Plant a cultivar with a harvest season that matches your schedule.