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Owari Satsuma Tree

Citrus reticulata 'Owari'


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  • Ships week of Mar 26
  • 3 yr. - Heavy Fruit Bearing Size
  • Only 7 left Order Now!

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-t- Planting Mix
Owari Satsuma Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Owari Satsuma 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.

Course 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
-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.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

Add A Decorative Pot

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:

10-12 ft.

Mature Width:

10 ft.


Full Sun


12-15 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Harvest Time:


Fruit Color:


Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Citrus reticulata 'Owari'

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

Cold-Hardy Clementine-like Oranges

- Grows anywhere in the US as a patio plant
- Withstands brief temps down to 12-15F
- Sweet, Delicious Orange
- Easy to peel, virtually seedless

You probably bought these and didn't even realize it. They look, taste and peel just like Clementines... it's difficult to tell them apart.

Stores package them in the webbed bags in the winter and everyone assumes they are Clementines. Satsumas are Mandarin oranges, but technically are not Clementines.

Owari Satsumas are one of the most cold tolerant orange trees you can grow.

Southern states can plant directly in the ground. If you live in an area that gets occasional temps below 12-15F, you can throw a frost blanket over your tree to add a few degrees of protection. Colder and Northern areas can pot Satsumas in large containers and move them indoors or in the garage during extreme temperatures.

They make a great looking winter houseplant, with their bright oranges against deep green leaves.

Prune them to your desired size. If left untrimmed, they will eventually grow up to 10-12 feet tall.

Satsumas are drought tolerant and very easy to grow.

Like most citrus trees, they like to dry out before being watered. So you can go on vacation and never worry about them.

A small tree will produce an amazing amount of fruit. Let them ripen on the tree, for an orange much sweeter than what you buy in the store. You get a continual supply of fresh vitamin C all winter long.

These large trees will sell out, so we recommend that you order soon while they are still available.

Owari Satsuma Tree Pollination

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

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Customer Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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The Owari bloomed like crazy and started producing fruit the first season I've owned it. I am now waiting for about 25 satsuma fruits to turn orange and ready for harvesting. Now that it is getting colder in the evenings around here (NE), I have moved the (potted) tree into my greenhouse (windows are still open during the day). I am looking forward to my supply of satsumas during the colder season
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
Growing Zone:
Love it
One has bloomed (indoors in winter) and it's heavenly to smell and see when the snow is outside. Love them
January 3, 2015
over 3 years ago
Amending my prior review. It is now July 30th. The Owari remains healthy, now has new growth, about half a dozen new blooms, and the two developing oranges it came with remain. So for you potential buyers, the trees come well boxed, arrive in great shape, and with proper care remain healthy and flower and develop fruit. I highly recommend this company.
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
Tree arrived in great shape, well boxed, and had only lost 4 leaves by the time it was out of the box. Good size and shape. Potted the tree after a few days. Looks very healthy and has not lost another leaf. There are two developing oranges on this tree as delivered. Time will tell, but so far so good. For reference, I live in Michigan, this will be in a pot along with my other orange (Valentia, Navel, and Tango Mandarin), Persian lime, and Marsh grapefruit trees. You really can grow citrus in Michigan indoors with a good south window and plenty of horticulteral oil to treat scales. They do go outdoors in the summer for improved productivity. Still picking this year's grapefruit and valencias. Now hoping for a good crop of mandarine oranges in the coming years
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
Gorgeous Tree
I have received a Meyer Lemon, Persian Lime, Hass Avocado, Miracle Fruit and Owari Satsuma from Fast Growing Trees. The Satsuma is the most beautiful and healthy looking I have received. Lots of green growth and branching. No evidence of blooms yet, but gorgeous tree.
January 20, 2015
over 3 years ago
Beautiful plants, when they arrived I thought they were fake. One was full of pea sized oranges, but after a few weeks I lost them all, now they look a little sad wih only twenty five percent of their leaves left. They live indoors under a grow lamp, I have noticed that some new growth is starting to appear now, hopefully they will adjust to their new climate and start filling back in.
January 3, 2015
Buffalo, NY
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
Received my Satsuma tree from Fast Growing Trees last week. Stretched out, it was a little over 4 feet tall, and well developed. The item was packaged very well, and was still very green and alive when it arrived. There were even 3 oranges on it, and they still remain. Upon further inspection, I could see that it has already bore I'm hoping for a good harvest this year or next!
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
I just received my Owari Satsuma tree and it is Feb. here in Ohio but the tree arrived in very good shape, nice green leaves big root system and about 4' tall. The tree comes very well packaged not even one leaf dropped off.....will see how well this tree does thru the year outdoors and indoors during dormant stage
January 1, 2013
over 4 years ago
handsome tree
my tree came a week after order because i order on thursday (now i know i should order on monday,tuesday or wednesday) so they don.t sit in the ups garage. the tree leaf was wilted then i repot and watering the tree.A week later the tree seem recovery .the tree look sooo handsome like me.I like to order from FGT comp.because they send the tree with the soil and pot not bare root.SO the trees have more chance to survive.the only thing i wonder is the tree do not have a new leave or flowers like my other citrus tree from FGT.Well maybe because is winter here now.I hope will grow more in spring and summer 2015.HAPPY NEW YEAR !
January 4, 2015
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
I was searching for Owari Satsuma in July,which may not be the right season,so I had no choice but get this one,it arrived, and growing .
October 25, 2014
over 3 years ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Owari Satsuma Tree

Owari Satsuma Tree Planting Diretions

The Owari Satsuma Tree (Citrus reticulata 'Owari') is an easy to grow, drought tolerant citrus tree that is recommended for zones 8-11 when planting outdoors. If you are in a colder climate, simply plant your tree in a container and move it indoors during the winter months to help protect it from the colder temperatures. It will reach a mature height of 10-12 feet tall and a width of around 10 feet, but can be pruned to maintain a more desirable height. Its delicate white blooms look beautiful against the deep green leaves in spring and put off a fragrance that’s sure to attract bees and butterflies. Their fruit is similar to clementines in that they’re easy to peel, making them a favorite among children. They’re medium in size, virtually seedless and deliciously sweet an juicy. They’re ready for harvesting between October and December and store very well.

Seasonal Information: Satsuma 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 Satsuma 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 properly 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 Satsuma 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 drained, 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 Satsuma 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 for 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 (1-2 pot sizes) 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 its original pot and gently place it 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: Satsumas 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 Satsumas, 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. The bloom will fall off naturally and the fruit will begin to form.

Fertilization: Feed your Satsuma 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 Satsuma 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 Satsumas 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 Satsuma.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Being from south Alabama I grew up eating satsumas. Loved them then and love them now. I wanted to share growing them with my grandson.
Lawrence L on Jan 9, 2018
my mother-in -law had one of these trees and we always enjoyed the delicious oranges at thanksgiving time
mike d on Dec 10, 2017
Being from south Alabama I grew up eating satsumas. Loved them then and love them now. I wanted to share growing them with my grandson.
Lawrence L on Jan 9, 2018
I have a cousin and he have one and the orange is sweet and easy to peel
nathaniel s on Dec 11, 2017
my mother-in -law had one of these trees and we always enjoyed the delicious oranges at thanksgiving time
mike d on Dec 10, 2017
I believe this is the only Citrus that can be shipped into Texas.
James M on Dec 1, 2017
We tasted the yummy fruit for the first time and thought let's give it a try!
JUDY I on Nov 26, 2017
Sargis a on Nov 18, 2017
Love unusual plants. This one has great benefits for me.
Gail G on Nov 18, 2017
The Owari Satsuma has long been a favorite of many home growing citrus fans. I look forward to tasting & appreciating what so many people have made the “Go to standard,” of small fruited citrus varieties. Cheers!!!
David D on Nov 3, 2017
It is my husbands favorite. A friend has them in California and I want him to have these fruit trees.
Susan R on Oct 20, 2017
I live in NC and wanted a fruit tree as a gift for my 4th anniversary. These are cold tolerant to the point that it gets in NC and we will be able to enjoy the mandarins for many years to come!
Ryan D on Aug 9, 2017
To see if it would grow in southern Ms. And it is thriving and growing very well it is surprising me with the rate of growth i'm glad I chose it and looking forward to it producing fruit next year.
Carl T. P on Jul 29, 2017
I have a lemon tree that I love and kept looking at this orange tree. The fruit is supposed to be really sweet and easy to peel so I am looking forward to getting it so my toddler can enjoy some fresh oranges
Dawn L on Jul 17, 2017
Cold hardy orange
John R on Jul 10, 2017
Bought as a housewarming gift for my daughter whose girls love fruit!
Jeffrey P on Jul 9, 2017
Because my kids love to eat these.
Paula H on Jul 6, 2017
Husband Love to eat
Maria A on Jul 6, 2017
Ifirst reason is that the word is just how great tgey are. But I'm starting a tropical fruit greenhouse, and thought it would be better to start with a few trees that are more cold tolerant, so that if I have issues with maintain my heat the first year or 2, I'll be dealing with some more forgiving plants....
Joe C on Jun 23, 2017
small enough for patio and indoors
Teal H on Jun 23, 2017
Fathers Day gift for my husband. His dad passed away this year and he loved his satsuma trees. Nice way to remember him. Grows well in our climate, too.
Jennifer D on Jun 11, 2017
My father planted a tree in the yard of their original home and they enjoyed it. My dad passed away and my mom moved recently. I wanted her to have another tree at her new home.
Lucy D on May 15, 2017
cold weather hardy
Michael A on May 13, 2017
I am from Northwest Florida and recently moved to Central Mississippi. I grew these in Florida with great success. They are cold tolerant (30 degrees) and are easy to maintain. I suspect I will have similar success in Mississippi.
wayne g on May 12, 2017
the ship to address is to John and Irene (my parents as an anniversary gift- this gift is from me- Susan Carter in Alpharetta, Ga. These oranges grow very well where they live in Brunswick, Ga. I am hoping I got the bill to and ship to correct!! Please confirm. How long do you think it will take for the tree to be shipped to Brunswick?
John and Irene C on Apr 28, 2017
Cold hardy evergreen with edible fruit.
Richard N on Apr 26, 2017
I have wanted an orange tree for more than 7 years! The description made it sound like a high producer and the picture is pretty.
Rebecca M on Apr 26, 2017
My grandmother had a small kumquat tree in her house when I was a child, and I was always thrilled by how unusual it was. To me, it was magical to grow fruit indoors.
Barbara D on Apr 20, 2017
Best Oranges in existence!
JAMEY M on Mar 28, 2017
Cold tolerant and flavor.
Anna S on Mar 27, 2017
I chose this variety of satsuma because my research showed this to be the best and sweetest variety currently available. Due to the bumper crop of satsumas last year these trees are extremely hard to find locally, seems every one want a satsuma tree this year and there are waiting lists.
Roger C on Mar 23, 2017
My mother in law wants one.
Beth J on Mar 14, 2017
My and I love them, can't wait to receive my orders.
Overa C on Mar 4, 2017
bECAUSE i LOVE THESE FRUITS and I may be able to keep them outside next winter.
Marvin M on Mar 4, 2017
Sounds delicious and like lots of fruit are borne on it.
Susan B on Mar 2, 2017
I want to have my own orchard !
Wendy Sue I on Feb 15, 2017
We want our sons to learn how to grow their own healthy, organic fruit.
Carlos P on Feb 12, 2017
I selected the Satsuma tree, because it is one of the only citrus that grows in the region where I live. The fruit seems to be delicious and I look forward to picking this fruit.
checkdasun on Feb 11, 2017
this is an orange tree that should survive in coastal sc
lisa h on Feb 4, 2017
Love tangerines and cold hardy too
Christina T on Jan 28, 2017
I am a beginning amateur foodie gardener and would love a regular crop of tasty treats that I can grow on my balcony and winter indoors.
Jeff H on Jan 14, 2017
Wanted some orange trees
Ray B on Jan 7, 2017
We just moved to Alabama and want to grow trees
David E on Dec 26, 2016
Mary A on Dec 20, 2016
My father wanted this orange....He has heart trouble and has changed his eating habits to help his heart. Also, he grows most of what he eats and enjoys it.
Jessica k on Dec 19, 2016
I have an orange tree in my house and it is so wonderful to watch all these oranges grow easily in the winter with snow outside!
Eileen J on Dec 18, 2016
We miss Japanese Mikan so much, and they are hard to obtain in Seattle.
K A on Dec 17, 2016
my wife loves satsumas and it is our 4th wedding anniversary which is fruit/flowers so this was perfect.
Matthew K on Dec 16, 2016
Sounds like good tasting fruit and easy to grow.
Anne P on Dec 12, 2016
Healthy orange tree with wonderful smelling blooms. FGT produces quality plants and has good shipping practices.
DC B on Dec 11, 2016
Best oranges, very good cold tolerance down to 15 F.
Gerard G on Nov 20, 2016
cold hardy with fruit [zone 8]
William J on Sep 18, 2016
I have a cousin and he have one and the orange is sweet and easy to peel
nathaniel s on Dec 11, 2017
I believe this is the only Citrus that can be shipped into Texas.
James M on Dec 1, 2017
why do orange trees not ship to Florida?
caroline c on Sep 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Agricultural restrictions prohibits us from shipping it into you state.
When do mandarin orange trees bloom ?
John M on May 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: mine are just finishing blooming and i have a lot of baby oranges and its february
I just received mine, Oklahoma , how long til it starts bearing fruit?
homeschoolmom on Feb 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would give it 2-3 years.
do orange trees have to be polinated when indoors ?
richie on Sep 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: hi richie I bought so many tree from FGT all doing great and i have collection citrus tree 2 owari satsuma , 3 meyer lemon ,1 honey tangerine ,1 sunburst tangerine ,1 calamondin ,1 limequat ,1rubyred grapefruit ,2 meiwa kumquat ,1 nagami kumquat ,1 ponderosa lemon ,1 bears lime ,1 cara cara orange tree ,1 moroblood orange ,and so far I know calamondin ,ruby red grape fruit, bears lime ,has been blooming and have fruits without polinated indoor .so my opinion is most citrus tree is self polinated but if you want more fruits , you can help with using cotton swabs or brush by touching one to another flowers .GOOD LUCK .
What size pot should I plant this tree in? Also what is the ending size pot for this tree? Thank you.
Joseph B on Jun 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Plant it in at least in a 5 or 7 gallon pot.
are these seedless?
MINDY S on Nov 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes they are seedless.
is this tree self pollinating? do i need to purchase more than just one?
maria b on Sep 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes. They are self pollinating. You only need one. I purchased two as I wanted more fruit and, also, in case something happened to one, I would still have the other.
Can I plant owari satsuma outside I live in Portland Oregon?
Josue V on Sep 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The outdoor growing zones are 8-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
For zones 4-7 you would need to bring indoors in the winter.
Can this particular tree be grown in a pot outside?
Soupbone on Feb 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes they can be grown in a pot.
What causes forming fruit to drop off before maturing?
Sandi E on Jul 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: A number of factors can play into fruit drop. Weather (freezes and high winds), the presence of pests and if you are overbearing it can all cause early fruit drop.

Shipping Details

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Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email from with a tracking number.

Shipping Alert:

Due to cold weather, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 or 6. 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.

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Week of Apr 30th

Zones 5

Week of Apr 16th

Zones 6

Week of Mar 26th

Zones 7-11

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