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Clementine Tree

Citrus clementina

$39.95
$49.95 (20% Off)

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  • 1 yr. - Fruit Bearing Size

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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95
-t- Planting Mix
Clementine Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Clementine Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
(hardy down to 20℉)



Growing Zones 8-11 outdoors
4-11 patio
  /  
8-11 outdoors

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

8 ft. pruned

Mature Width:

4-6 ft.

Sunlight:

Full-Partial

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Harvest Time:

June-August

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Citrus clementina

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, FL, LA, TX



Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
 

Delicious Fruit, Easy and Elegant

Sweet, juicy, and easy to peel, the Clementine is one of our favorite fruits. And with our Clementine Tree, you'll have these amazing treats right at home. And not only is their growth delectable, but this tree's fruit is virtually seedless.

Plus, it's got the good looks to match its great-tasting fruit. Bright orange hues contrast perfectly with shining evergreen leaves. Place the Clementine Tree on your patio for a fresh focal point - if you live in a cold climate, simply bring it inside during the winter. It produces abundantly and organically in sun-soaked locales, indoors or out. 

Even better? It's lush and low-maintenance, with pest and disease resistance in tow. Trim to your desired size and watch the gorgeous growth emerge. It's that easy. 

Order your crisp, super sweet Clementine Trees today!



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Clementine Tree Pollination

Clementine Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Clementine Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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Customer Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
138 Reviews
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Both trees are doing well. :-)
I’m a little worried about the clementine because it’s been losing a lot of leaves, but hopefully that’s just because it got replanted and because it’s winter, which can be shocking to a plant.
December 1, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Growing Zone:
7
Response from Fast-Growing-Trees.com
Thank you for the review! Weather can definitely play a role in leaf drop, but it should start putting out new growth after a few weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, definitely reach out to us. We're always available to help!
December 4, 2018
Racheal S Staff
Produce fruit in its first year
Very good tree. Produce 8 oranges its first year. Produce 12 oranges at second year. Very strong and Hardy tree.
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November 29, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
9
My mom loves it!
Sent this to my mom for Christmas. She loved it and is very excited. She can't wait for clementines. I hope it grows well for her. Too early to rate 5 stars because it hasn't fruited. But she loves the tree!

Her doctor said she has to eat more oranges. This is exactly what she needs.
November 20, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
8
It was very small when we received it, but it was healthy. We have it in a large hot outside. Hoping for the best. I would be very pleased If It produced fruit the next year. We'll see.
October 29, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
I bought one 2-3 ft tree. It arrived in excellent dark green condition and is responding to its new environment. It measured 35 inches tall.
I also bought two 1-2 ft trees. One was 23 inches tall and dark green with a good root ball and is doing well.
The other 1-2 footer arrived with an underdeveloped root ball and is light green with a hint of yellowing leaves. I'm giving it extra night time light. If it responds and flourishes I'll go five stars on this order
October 28, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Cute tree
The clementine tree has been with me for a few weeks now. I kept it outside while we were still having warmer temps, but now it is inside with artificial grow lights. Looking forward to seeing how it does.
Cute clementine tree indoors seems to be doing okay.
Clementine tree hanging out getting some artificial sun with the coffee plant.
October 22, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
Great customer service and products
Our clementine tree arrived promptly and it was in great shape. Hopefully it will bloom next spring so we can have fresh fruit to eat. I will definitely order again
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Added Sep 6, 2018
September 6, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Growing into a nice tree with time
A little sad when it came but a year later and some high nitrogen fertilizer later and it looks great. Hoping it may produce fruit next year.
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Added Aug 15, 2018
August 15, 2018
Growing Zone:
5
I bought my guy last November .. walked outside yesterday to find 3 oranges FINALLY!!!!
I’m so happy with my tree
July 31, 2018
Super happy!
Tree is loving the summer in Salt Lake City! New growth all around, very easy to take care of! Hopefully it winters well inside!
Lots of new growth all over!
New growth on main stem.
July 24, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
7

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Clementine Tree


Clementine Tree Planting Diretions

Clementine trees (or Citrus clementia) are a hybrid between Mandarin Orange trees and Sweet Orange trees. They will produce white flowers in the spring and small fruits in the fall that will be ready to pick between November and January. The skin on a clementine is smoothy, glossy and easy to peel. Inside you will find the fruit is seedless, very sweet and easily broken into multiple sections making this fruit a great choice for kids! You'll also rest easy knowing the many nutrients Clementines have including fiber, potassium, calcium and Vitamin C. These trees have a medium growth rate of up to 2 feet per year and will mature to a height of 6-8 feet tall.

Seasonal Information: Clementine trees will do best in warmer climates as it is classified as a tropical plant. Zones 8 to 11 are ideal for outdoor planting. However, if you do experience cold winters, plant your Clementine tree in a container and bring it inside for the fall and winter seasons. We recommend planting in Spring through Fall for outdoors since they are sensitive to colder temperatures.
 

Selecting a location: Choose a location where your tree is going to get plenty of sunlight, 6-8 hours per day is best. They can tolerate some shade, but thrive in full sun. You'll want to ensure trees are spaced 8-10 feet apart if planting more than one. These trees also do better in areas with high humidity so you may also need to create humidity for your tree by misting the leaves daily with water. Potted plants do enjoy a daily misting for humidity but placing a tray with rocks filled with water under the plant will feed humidity to the tree as the water evaporates.
 

Planting Directions (in Ground): If you are located in zones 8-11 and your winter temperatures stay consistently warm, your Clementine will do well being planting outside in the ground. Be sure the area has well draining soil.

1) Dig a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the root system.
2) Place the tree in the hole and back fill it with your sandy, well-draining, acidic soil. If you have clay soil, try amending it with sand, stone, perlite or fine potting soil.
3) Tamp the soil down as you back fill the hole to cut back on any pockets from forming.
4) After planting, be sure to give your Clementine tree a deep watering for about 5 minutes. Mulching around the tree will help insulate the roots and keep your plant warm in the colder winter months as well.


Planting Instructions (potted): If your winter temperatures are consistently below 40 degrees, plant your tree in a container that can easily be brought outside in the summer months and inside in the winter. A planter with built-in casters is a good choice so it can easily be moved. Choose a pot slightly larger than what it was shipped in that has plenty of holes in the bottom to allow for drainage. Be sure to plant in well-draining potting soil preferably recommended for acid loving citrus plants.

1) Fill your pot halfway with soil. Remove the tree from it's original pot and gently place in in the potting soil.
2) Fill in around the tree with the remainder of the potting soil but be sure not to cover the grafted area of the tree. Leave about an inch from the soil surface to the rim of the pot for easy watering.
3) Lightly pack down the soil. Immediately after planting, give your tree a deep watering until it flows from the holes in the bottom of the pot.
4) Place your tree in an area of your home, preferably a south-facing window, where it is going to get plenty of sunlight. Supplement with a grow light if it will not receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight a day. You may also need to create humidity for your tree by placing the pot on a saucer of pebbles or misting the leaves daily with water.

Watering: Clementines do not like wet feet. Be sure to give your tree a deep watering so that it can penetrate into the root system. After watering, allow the top 2-3 inches of the soil to dry out completely before watering again. Yellowing and droopy leaves is a common sign of over watering while brown, dry leaves are a sign of under watering. Mulching can help retain the soil moisture and also combat competing grasses/weeds.

For potted Clementines, stick your index finger into the soil down to about 2 inches. If there is moisture present, hold off on watering until it feels more dry at that depth. When ready to water, stop once you see it escaping the drainage holes at the base of the pot.

Pollination assistance: You can pollinate your indoor trees by hand since most people do not keep a healthy bee population within their home. Simply take a small, dry, fine tipped paint brush and stick it into the center of the bloom. Swirl it around and collect the pollen on the brush. Go to the next bloom and repeat the process until every bloom has been treated. Do this once daily and don’t wash the paintbrush until after the blooms have been pollinated. The bloom will fall of naturally and the fruit will begin to form.

Fertilization: Feed your Clementine tree during the warmer spring and summer seasons with a citrus specific fertilizer once every six weeks. Espoma Citrus Tone is highly recommended but any organic fertilizer specifically for citrus should suffice. This will help keep your tree on a healthy growth cycle but also replenish the nutrients in the soil. During the fall and winter season, ease back to fertilizing once every 2-3 months. Once the tree has matured a bit and has got a few years on it, you can skip the cold season fertilization. The same fertilizing regimen should be followed for potted Clementine trees as well. Make sure to follow the application instructions written on the fertilizer bag.

Pruning: Pruning can be done at any time of the year for in ground planted clementines except in the winter. Make 45-degree angle cuts to remove dead or crossing limbs and also to thin out the tree to allow more light to flow between the branches. “Leggy” looking branches may indicate that there is not enough light getting to the tree’s interior. After the tree fruits, remove any dead wood and ventilate the center of the tree. Remove suckers as they form/grow from the base as they will steal away nutrients from the primary trunk of the tree. Pruning can be done at any time of the year for the potted clementine.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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I want to put it in my new sunroom
Chris L on Nov 20, 2018
I love Clementines and also, it is an attractive tree.
Janice G on Oct 20, 2018
I want to put it in my new sunroom
Chris L on Nov 20, 2018
Very cool
Jakob K on Nov 3, 2018
I love Clementines and also, it is an attractive tree.
Janice G on Oct 20, 2018
Anniversary gift.
Becky Y on Oct 14, 2018
We have several fruit trees already and we eat a lot of clementines
Richard P on Oct 9, 2018
So I can get free shipping 😁
nathan t on Oct 2, 2018
Great citrus fruit.
Alan L on Sep 22, 2018
I LIKE THE TASTE AND THE SIZE OF THE FRUIT AND THE HARVESTABLE SIZE OF THE TREE.
BOYD M on Sep 17, 2018
Sounds like a nice tree and clementine's are great will give it a try.
Gregory C on Sep 15, 2018
Hardy to 20 F
Diane F on Sep 11, 2018
New to citrus trees. I am hoping to have a great amount of fruit. Also kids picked it out.
jeffrey c on Sep 8, 2018
Why not add one to my collection!
frank j on Aug 23, 2018
love oranges
Ryan W on Aug 13, 2018
had one before good times with it
gregory f on Jul 25, 2018
my entire family LOVES clementines!
Tedra B on Jul 17, 2018
My kids love them-really hope it produces!
Melissa M on Jul 16, 2018
my wife buys them for me and the kids. they are my favorite fruit. i recently started container gardening on our big back deck and I cant wait to grow my own clementines.
carey c on Jul 14, 2018
My children love clementines. They ask for them every time we go to the market. Having our own tree just felt like the right move. We have certainly purchased way more fruit from the store than the cost of the tree. Now we will be able to have fruit available right outside our home.
Gabriel B on Jul 1, 2018
I love clementine so why not grow my own. These have great reviews and do look healthy. Cannt wait to see them.
James S on Jun 20, 2018
easy peel
Rowan E on Jun 20, 2018
A gift !
Shawn T on Jun 7, 2018
love the peels and the smell of the tree
Terri S on May 26, 2018
I love tangerines
vickie f on May 5, 2018
grandchild
kenneth n on May 3, 2018
Indoor and outdoor. We live in Iowa.
Jesy Y on Apr 22, 2018
I love to eat clementine and so does my husband and since I just returned from a trip to Italy I was fascinated with the potted orange trees in homes and restaurants. I want one too.
MARIA R on Apr 20, 2018
Want to experiment in new year-round greenhouse
Michael B on Apr 19, 2018
I want to try this plant on my Patio
Ganapati K on Apr 10, 2018
Beautiful tree and sweet clementine. Only this seller sell citrus tree for California
Hang T on Mar 31, 2018
We love Clementines and could not find Plants locally.
Larry S on Mar 28, 2018
First time buying a citrus tree but because my kids love them, I thought growing one would be more convenient then always buying them in the grocery store.
Kristen C on Mar 21, 2018
We selected a Clementine tree for 4. reasons: 1. Flavor of fruit, 2. Availability, shipping next day, 3. Reputation for surviving indoors as a potted tree, and 4. Size/Maturity of tree being purchased helps increase viability for survival during shock of transport and repotting.
Angi P on Mar 21, 2018
Because my kids love to enjoy citrus trees and that's on both trees thank you we'll keep shopping I need some Mabel orange tree let me know when they're in thank you
Richard R on Mar 12, 2018
I love to eat them
Domonique S on Mar 7, 2018
I bought it for my daughter for her birthday. She sent me the link to look at.
Linda H on Mar 7, 2018
My kid loves Clemetines, and they grow twice a year
Scott S on Mar 5, 2018
Wanted a seedless easy to peel smaller citrus tree to grow on my deck.
Carole H on Mar 4, 2018
I currently own a small one now sitting at my bow-window, looking forward to have a bigger one at my deck this summer. The flowers smalls wonderful and the citrus is so refreshing. Love this plant!
ngoc p on Mar 3, 2018
Being buying Clementine Mandarins weekly when I see them in the market ....... easy peel, sweet and seedless ......THE GREATEST!
Kenneth K on Mar 2, 2018
Nice size for our patio! Will try and see how it goes
John M on Feb 21, 2018
This is also for my 3 year old son
Renee S on Feb 18, 2018
I am looking for small trees that can grow well in a pot. I would like to taste my own grown clementines oranges.
Jannice C on Feb 17, 2018
Love Cuties/Clementines, and always wanted one.
Cobey S on Feb 14, 2018
I buy the fruit at the market. It is tasty and peels easy. The tree grows fast and produces at early age. It is also a good outside or patio ornamental.
John T on Feb 14, 2018
Due to Chinese New Year next Friday. It is important for the family to have this type of plant symbolize good fortune and good health. and many plant and flower shop do not carry this type of plant. since I was browsing and came across this site and have the opportunity to purchase one is Awesome. Thank you
Wai Ting N on Feb 7, 2018
My mother eats these like candy.
Jim and Laurie P on Feb 7, 2018
My mother loves clementines. It is a gift for her. Also, very good customer reviews.
Aurora B on Jan 19, 2018
looks yummy..don't send until spring please, it's zero today!
Janet T on Jan 14, 2018
My wife enjoys them
victor hugo t on Jan 11, 2018
My wife loves these and was buying these in the store so I decided to buy the tree. I already have a satsuma mandarin tree and had a dozen mandarins on it this year that tasted great.
Robert G on Jan 6, 2018
Very cool
Jakob K on Nov 3, 2018
Anniversary gift.
Becky Y on Oct 14, 2018
What size pot should I prepare for one of these clementine trees?
Paulla T on Jun 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: If you bought the 1-2 ft size, you will need a 10" pot. If you bought the larger 3-4 ft size, you will need a 14" pot. As your tree grows, you will need to transplant to a larger pot every 2-3 years, going to the next larger size each time.
do I need to buy two of these for Cross pollination?
Roger on Jun 26, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No you do not, just make sure it is in a well drained pot and has plent of light. Good Luck!
now that the tree is here what do i do?
A shopper on Jun 12, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Follow the planting and care instructions provided by the link below.

http://www.plantingdirections.com/?s=clementine+
How old are your 3-4 ft. Clementine Trees?
Cindy G on Mar 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They are 2-3 years old.
i would like to get 2 citrus trees, 1 clementine & 1 lemon. Will they cross-pollinate or do i need to buy the same kind of tree?
A shopper on Sep 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I have a key lime, calamondin orange, Meyer lemon, kishu mandarin and two clementines and I haven't had any issues. All of them are self-pollinators.
What type, if any, fertilizer do you recommend for the Clementine tree? I bought one a couple of days ago, and will keep it potted since I live in Pittsburgh, Pa.
By the way, on a personal note, you're adorable...LOL

Gary Ehrman
BikerGEE on Jun 3, 2014
BEST ANSWER: ESPOMA Citrus Tone is good.
Hello, I live in Pennsylvania ,
I want to plant 2 clementine trees in my yard. Will they survive the winter ?
I have a fig tree that does great with the cold weather here,
Bobby K on Sep 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: In PA a clementine tree will not survive the winter outside. Fig trees are more hardy that is why it can thrive all year.
I'm debating between getting the clementine or the meyer lemon. We would like an indoor tree that is fragrant. Are both of them fragrant?
Dianne H on Jan 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi, yes we have both trees the meyer lemon tree produced quit a bit of lemons and big sized ones they where fragrant but not overly fragrant. As for the clementine tree this is the second season and as of yet we have gotten no clementines the tree is healthy but no clementines hope this was helpful.
in regards to the patio clementine tree i live in nj so obv i cant have the plant outside year round. i have no issue bringing it in but my question is that i do have a 8x6 greenhouse. would i be able to keep it in there once the temp drops. i do know that usualy the greenhouse is around 10 degrees warmer outside and would also prevent frost. the greenhouse is basic so there is no heater but will the basic greenhouse do for this plant or in general tropicals.?
david k on Jun 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I've kept the plant in a greenhouse at minimum of 45 degrees in winter and it did well, but it cannot tolerate any frost. You might want to keep it in the house instead, if your greenhouse in unheated. The plant is compact and not messy.
Do all clementine trees have the long sharp thorns?
Suzanne L on Nov 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Mine have not yet flourished and bloomed (in almost 2 years), but yes, I have encountered a few thorns
We live in growing zone 6 and would plan to bring this tree inside for the winter. We have a south facing family room that we keep at about 65 degrees at night, but may feel cooler. During the day, it's routinely 70+ with the warmth from the windows. Will the swing in temps put a lot of stress on this tree?
Michael W on Jul 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Not that I have noticed. Our tree was inside during the winter but the window it was by became very cold during the winter and it did just fine. We have had our tree for about 2 years but have not had fruit on it yet. Not sure if that has anything to do with the colder temps or if it needs more time. We keeps ours outside during the summer though and it grows really well during that time.
I live in Michigan. Will this tree grow and produce fruit here?
Katie on Aug 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It should if in pot and moved indoors during winter and kept from freezing temperatures.
Anyone know if this plant is organic from the point before purchase? In other words I want to make sure it was not sprayed with pesticides etc since it is a year old. Thanks
Jenny on Mar 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: To comply with USDA phytosanitary regulations, we are required to apply a mild chemical treatment to all fruit trees shipped over state lines. This treatment is required to prevent the spread of potentially devastating pathogens from one state to another and is mandatory for all growers. Once your trees arrive, you can use all natural and organic growing techniques to grow organic fruit.
I live in zone 6 will my nules clementine live outside?
georgette l on Feb 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You will need to bring them inside for winter (about 3 peak winter months only). We have ours in very large pots so they can be brought out. We got fruit our first year.
Does this tree bloom year round? does it keep blooming year after year or does it only bloom for a year and then dies?
shanna g on Jan 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They bloom every year in the spring. No they will not die after producing.
Can I grow a fruit tree under a grow light versus direct sunlight and still get fruit?
David H on Dec 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can, placement is important.
What is the lowest temperature my clemintine tree should be out doors in? I live in Colorado and have a patio clementine tree and need to know when I should bring it indoors.
Shelly S on Aug 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I always take mine in when the overnight temp drops to 52.
WHEN SHOULD MY PATIO CLEMENTINE GO BACK OUTSIDE IN ct, ALSO THE CLEMENTINES TOOK A LONG TIME TO GET ORANGE AND STILL HAVE ONE ON THE TREE AND ITS March?
Sandra L on Mar 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I don't leave my tree out until the night temp is consistently above 45 degrees. The clementines definitely take a while to get fully orange. They won't fall off until you clip them off. I smelled the clementines when they were mostly orange, and if I smelled some sweetness, I clipped them off. Last year was our first full year and we received 5 total clementines. Hoping for more this year. Good luck!
Is this tree a self-pollinator?
Dennis F on Jun 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It must be as I've had in my kitchen over the winter and it continues to grow, etc.
How soon does the clementine tree start producing fruits?
A shopper on Jun 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: This depends on the size of your tree. The 3 - 4 ft size should produce fruit within the first year. Generally most trees need a year to get adjusted to their new environment before they produce fruit.
Can I use a grow light to sustain the tree indoors? Will it still produce fruit?
Dallas P on Nov 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I bring my tree inside when it begins to get cold in early October (I live in Cincinnati). I've been using a grow light for two years, which keeps the tree alive, but it loses several leaves and doesn't produce any viable fruit during the winter months.
You called it Ornamental Fruit? Is the fruit it provides edible?
Jfruit54# on Jul 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the fruit is edible and delicious!!
Does this come with a pot?
Ericawalden143 on Nov 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It will come in a black planters pot. However there are some decorative containers that you can chose from to purchase.
I live in the Pacific Northwest, I hardly ever see any citrus trees here. Is it still possible to maintain one in my zone? Zone 7 or 8
Rosalie W on Jul 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would bring it indoors in the winter.
When I bring the tree inside in the winter, does it still need sunlight?
Michael M on Jun 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the Clementine Tree would need to be in the brightest spot in your house.
How many times a year do clementine trees produce fruit ?
Micci C on May 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Clementine Trees produce white flowers in the spring before the fruit begins to grow. Your fruit will be ripe and ready to be harvested around mid-November when its skin fully turns orange in color. If you see green on the skin or around the stem then your Clementines aren’t ready to be harvested yet.
Is this tree safe around cats?
Michael H on Mar 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Any citrus tree can be a potential danger to cats due to the citrus oil. "Citrus oil is used in everything from cleaners to food additives. The essential oil is most concentrated in the fruit of citrus trees but is also found in the leaves. A curious cat may be tempted to play with and even nibble on the leaves of a citrus tree, especially if the tree is container-grown and the leaves are easily reachable, and cats are more susceptible to citrus poisoning than dogs. Cats who ingest citrus oil may suffer from diarrhea and vomiting, drooling, depression and weakness. Liver damage or even death may occur. Cat owners who suspect their cat might have consumed part of a citrus tree leaf should contact their veterinarian immediately."

However, it is rare for cats to take an interest in chewing on the leaves or the skin of the fruit where it is found. My cats loved laying in my mature citrus trees in the yard, but never took interest in chewing on them. If a cat does take interest, I'd recommend a good cat repellent to discourage them or you can train your cat to leave your tree alone. There are different methods from the simple to complex, but a water spray bottle works and is used by many dog and cat trainers to curb negative behaviors; this does not mean drenching the animal, just a small squirt with a firm "NO" usually does the trick. Good luck!
Does this tree need to be pruned?
Meggan W on Mar 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, ours is in a pot.
Can it be planted in Ground in southeastern North carolina?
Trudy on Mar 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No! I planted it in the ground in Northern Florida and we has a light frost and I lost it. It is meant for patio in summer and indoors in winter.
My tree is starting to bloom (there are little buds starting all over the tree). I can't find my instructions (grrrrrr) ;should I be using a specific food to help the tree produce?
Peggy V on Feb 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: At planting time, don’t fertilize citrus trees. Instead, wait until new growth appears. Then you should begin a feeding schedule of once a month from February through October. For excellent fruit and growth production, you’ll want to use quality organic citrus fertilizer. Look for organic fertilizers formulated perfectly for citrus trees, such as Citrus-tone from Espoma and Dr. Earth Organic 9 Fruit Tree Fertilizer. If you cannot find either of those, you can use palm fertilizer, as they have almost identical requirements.
Scatter the measured organic fertilizer on the ground at least a foot away from the trunk – thoroughly water the fertilizer. Young citrus trees have an annual increased need of fertilization because their root system is increasing over this time span. Bear in mind that if you are growing your trees in containers, they will need fertilizing more often than a tree planted in the ground.
Citrus Tree Fertilizing Chart
1st Year 1 cup per month
2nd Year 2 cups per month
3rd Year 3 cups per month
4th Year 4 cups per month

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Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.


Zone Map

Zone

Shipping Resumes

Zones 3 & 4

Week of Apr 29th

Zones 5-11

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Shipping Cost


Amount of Order

Standard

Less than $15

$11.95

$15.00-$23.99

$13.95

$24.00-$39.99

$16.95

$40.00-$79.99

$19.95

$80.00 - $98.99

$24.95

$99.00+

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