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Tangelo Tree

Citrus x tangelo

$49.95 (20% Off)

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  • Ships week of Apr 7
  • 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.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
Tangelo Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Tangelo 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
-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.


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:

8-12 ft.

Mature Width:

6-8 ft.



Growth Rate:


Harvest Time:

January - March

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Citrus x tangelo

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

The Tangelo Tree is Sweetness Defined

Take a Look at why it's so popular:

- Easy to grow in your garden or on the patio
- Reliable producer that will give you tons of sweet, juicy fruit
- Easy to peel makes it a favorite snack for kids
- Adapts well under a variety of planting conditions
- Grow healthy, organic fruit the whole family will enjoy

What is a Tangelo?
If you love tangerines and grapefruits, this tree is for you. Combining the sweet and refreshing tastes of both fruit, the Tangelo Tree offers distinctive taste with the convenience of being seedless. Requiring full to partial sun, it's easy to grow and thrives practically anywhere. Not only are Tangelos packed with flavor, they're also a great source of vitamins C and A. There's no tastier way to stay healthy than by growing your own Tangelos.

Tangelo's Taste will Win you Over
Whether you're a fan of tangerines or grapefruits, one bite of a Tangelo and you'll have a new favorite. For one, they're more substantial than tangerines, making them a great snack choice. Not only that, as a hybrid between both fruits, they're also more juicy and flavorful. Ripening from late autumn through late winter, after picking them off your tree, head over to the kitchen and devise delectable dinners like Baked Coconut Shrimp with Tangelo Salsa. It'll have you saying viva la Tangelo!

Grow Organic Tangelos and Save
With its ability to fight off the pests and diseases that commonly plague most citrus fruit trees, growing your Tangelo Tree organically is easy and hassle-free. Just imagine how much money you'll save when you skip shopping at the organic market. With all the benefits this specimen has to offer, be sure to order your Tangelo Tree today.

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Tangelo Tree Pollination

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

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Customer Reviews

3.9 / 5.0
13 Reviews
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Very happy with our first citrus tree
Our tree was packaged very nicely and arrived in good time. Only one branch needed to be be snipped. We followed all of the transplanting instructions and we are watching the yellowed leaves to make sure we aren’t doing something wrong for our tree.
The tree came in good condition except the leaves are yellowing
The tree came in good condition except the leaves are yellowing
September 14, 2018
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
Outstanding Tree
We've had this tree well over a year, and it is doing great. Not the fastest grower, but solid growth and good fruit output. It's also a beautiful, even tropical-ornamental tree. The flowers are sooo fragrant! They should make a perfume out of them. Watch for giant swallowtail caterpillars! They love the leaves.
July 14, 2018
Growing Zone:
Dead tree
It was great when I first received it but after a few months it died out of nowhere. I kept it in a pot because of the unpredictable weather, but I thought the plant was flourishing. Guess not.
May 24, 2018
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
Slow Growing
They are alive but only a foot tall. Will see how they do by the end of the year.They will not be producing oranges anytime soon.
May 22, 2018
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
Tree looked very healthy upon arrival. The leaves are great and healthy. I look forward to see how thengrowing season progresses.
May 12, 2018
10 months ago
Growing Zone:
Tangelo tree
I recently purchased the tree and it is doing great.It has only been a few weeks and it's already getting new leaves. The tree appears to be hardy, looking forward to fruit.
May 30, 2017
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
Nice Trees
Although I purchased small trees intentionally, they are growing well, bloomed, and have a few fruit already. Overall, I am pleased with my purchase.
May 8, 2017
Growing Zone:
Just got some fruit.
I have had this tree for 4 years and it's 6 ft tall and I finally got some fruit about 16. They were the best tangelo's I have ever eaten sweet and very juicy. if I had more room I would but 2 more.
March 5, 2017
Growing Zone:
Very nice tree
The tree arrived in good condition but, its to early to say anything else
October 29, 2016
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
Bought Two
Growing slowly but they are healthy. They get a lot of rain water.
October 2, 2016
Orlando, FL
over 3 years ago
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Planting & Care

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

Tangelo Tree Planting Diretions

The Tangelo Tree (Citrus x tangelo) is a hassle free, reliable, fruit producing tree that will grow a bountiful harvest of citrus every year. This is an easily grown, nutritious tree whether it’s home is in your garden or in a container. Tangelos are more substantial than tangerines and they’ve been found to be more juicy and flavorful. These slow growing trees are commonly found outdoors in USDA growing zones 8-11 but will do just as well in a container inside your home during the colder months. The Tangelo is a semi-dwarf tree maturing to a height of 8-12 feet tall and about 6-8 feet wide making it a great fit for smaller areas!

Seasonal Information: Tangelo 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 Tangelo 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 Tangelo 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 Tangelo 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 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: Tangelos 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 overwatering 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 Tangelos, 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 Tangelo 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 Tangelo 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 Tangelos 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 Tangelo.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
We already have a navel orange, and a improved Meyer lemon, I’m adding to my collection.
Pamela L on Dec 1, 2018
Like to garden and like tangelos.
Michael M on Nov 18, 2018
We already have a navel orange, and a improved Meyer lemon, I’m adding to my collection.
Pamela L on Dec 1, 2018
I love citrus trees and this one is impossible to find.
Kevin M on Nov 26, 2018
Like to garden and like tangelos.
Michael M on Nov 18, 2018
Always wanted to grow these, now's my chance :)
Anne S on May 19, 2018
Love Tangelo's
Darrell S on Mar 4, 2018
Love the fruit.
Rick B on Dec 13, 2017
Best company on line with proper choices of trees allowed in our state.
Judith R on Jul 23, 2017
free shipping
quyen p on Jun 27, 2017
Good reviews and great company reputation. These trees are hard to find in my area and when one can be found it is usually not in the best shape.
Timothy E on Jun 7, 2017
Advertised sweetness
shan r on May 25, 2017
Love them why not grow them for my family to enjoy.
Yvonne T on Apr 30, 2017
They are sweet and easy to peel. My 4 year old loves them
Julie R on Apr 30, 2017
Want to try it
Jon W on Mar 11, 2017
Trying different variety of citrus
Martha G on Mar 6, 2017
looking for a different kinds of sweet citrus fruit..will try this first experiment If I can be a " green thumb"
Arlene B on Feb 27, 2017
I wanted to see how this fruit tasted and I will be able to move the tree in during cold weather.
Alfred D on Feb 21, 2017
I love tangelos.
Michael M on Feb 20, 2017
Windy S on Nov 28, 2016
For fruit and blossom scent
Petr P on Oct 30, 2016
To add variety to my collection
Donald T on Sep 22, 2016
Fruit is easy to peel by my grandchildren and they love Honeybells so decided to plant some in my backyard, the flowers also smell really good when the trees blossom.
Diana G on Sep 3, 2016
Love tangelos
Tommie P on Aug 28, 2016
Love the Oranges, and living in FL every yard needs one of these trees.
Faye F on Jul 21, 2016
I love the oranges from these trees.
Pamela L on Jul 11, 2016
I love it.
Rogerio S on Apr 6, 2016
For fruit, but my tree is not producing.
Carla B on Feb 4, 2016
Love fresh oranges. These have just the right tartness for orange flavor.
MARY H on Dec 12, 2015
Looks like He will enjoy a delishous new hobby and treats.
Barbara R on Sep 15, 2015
I love citrus and already have several species growing and bearing fruit in my garden. Initially I wanted a clementine but as you were out of those I chose the tangelo instead.
Juan C on Aug 26, 2015
I love citrus trees and this one is impossible to find.
Kevin M on Nov 26, 2018
Always wanted to grow these, now's my chance :)
Anne S on May 19, 2018
If I buy one plant, will it bear fruit?
sue t on Oct 11, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is self pollinating.
How long until the tree will produce edible fruits?
Anne-Brigitte S on Sep 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: We gave our tree to a friend, but when we visited this past winter their home had the most wonderful smell from the orange citrus blossoms, which turned into a bunch of oranges. Most fell, but there are several oranges that are still ripening now and didn't fall prematurely. We bought the 5' tree almost a year ago. They hand pollinated the blossoms with a small paint brush since they are inside where there is no wind or bees to do the pollinating. This may have helped the tree produce better, but perhaps it wasn't strong enough to support that many.
I live in Oklahoma, and when you say patio what does that exactly mean? My front porch has a patio and is covered. Would I keep it the tangelo tree on the patio and then when it is warm move the tree out in the sun. Also if it is in a container how big would the tree get?
A shopper on Sep 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Having lived in OK as well, Your winters will kill the tree if it is exposed. I live in Albuquerque NM and I bring mine in the house for the winter, once we start getting into the 50's at night. It is supposed to get 8'-12' tall, but I have mine in a big pot, I expect it will not grow past 6' this is my second year... so that is about the limit of my experience!
Can I plant this in a container and put it on the back porch? I live in Florida.
Melanie D on Sep 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I have mine in a container and it is growing and fruiting. It is doing very well. I live in Florida in zone 9.
I have a Meyer Lemon tree already planted. Will that cross pollenate with this tangelo tree? Or do I need to plant more?
Lisa L on Mar 31, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is self-fertile, but will produce a better yield of fruit if it has a mate.
Can the tangelo trees be the same type as they need to cross pollinate?
A shopper on Sep 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes it can be. I have two and I use one to pollinate the other. I was able to get a ton of Tangelos because of it
do squirrels & other rodents like lemon or tangelo trees more?
A shopper on Aug 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: They do not bother mine at all. I don't think they are interested in citrus.
Is this tree genetically modified (GMO)?
Theresa G on Mar 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: All trees we sell are all NON-GMO.
Will a dwarf tangerine pollinate a tangelo plant or do I need another tangelo.?
Farmer John on Oct 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Citrus are self fertile so you do not technically need a second one. However, they will be more prolific with two. You would need another Tangelo.
Will Tangelo Trees bear fruit without cross pollination? and can they cross pollinate with another Tangelo tree?
Suzi C on Jun 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes they are self pollinating.

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