Nectar seedless mandarin

New Israeli hybrid. Bred from Wilking mandarin.
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Comments

No thorns are present on the juvenile or adult foliage. Canopy is spreading and can help protect fruit from sunburn. Trees must be pruned and managed when young to produce an open canopy to assist with minimising wind rub. No detriment or leaf drop from high nutrition program.

Commercial or trial status

Australia's Citrus Mandarin Program

Maturity

Harvest in Qld begins end of May. Mid to late June in southern growing areas.

Fruit

Fruit is highly palatable. Less than 1 seed per fruit. Fruit weight 128g. Average diameter 67mm.

Fruit size

Smaller in southern regions of Australia and may require cultural practices such as thinning to help maintain good fruit size.

Fruit shape

Round

Skin

Easy peel, orange/yellow, slightly pebbled. Average rind thickness 2.7mm.

Flavour

Extra sweet

Vigour

Medium

Plant and rootstock performance

Troya and Carrizo Citrange

Suckering

Mild