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Owari Mandarin Tree

Owari Mandarin Tree
Images shown are of mature plants
Regular price $49.95 Sale price
  • 1-2 ft. $49.95
  • 3-4 ft. $79.95
  • 4-5 ft. $99.95
  • 5-6 ft. $119.95
  • 6-7 ft. $139.95

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Product Details

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

(hardy down to 20℉) 
      4-11 patio
      8-11 outdoors
   Map 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
Mature Height:
8 ft. pruned
Mature Width:
10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Harvest Time:
Year to Bear:
Can Fruit the 1st Year!
Botanical Name:
Citrus reticulata 'Owari'
Does Not Ship To:

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


Product Description

Cold Hardy, Clementine-like Oranges

Why Owari Mandarin Trees?

Our Owari Mandarin Tree is adaptable and carefree, growing anywhere in the country as a patio plant and withstanding brief temperature drops down to 12 to 15 degrees. With the Owari, you get sweet, delicious oranges, no matter where you're located.

Because it's the cold hardiest orange tree, you're not limited by your climate in growing Owari Mandarins, also known as Satsumas. Basically, they can be grown anywhere, whether you grow them outdoors or in a container to bring inside during extreme wintry weather.

Plus, they're drought tolerant and easy to grow. You've probably bought these at the grocery store and didn't even realize it. They look, taste and peel just like clementines - it's difficult to tell them apart, though you'll find that they're very sweet and even better than store-bought. Our Owaris are easy to peel and have very few seeds.

Why is Better

A small tree will produce an amazing amount of fruit. With an Owari Mandarin Tree, you'll get a continual supply of fresh vitamin C all winter long. And your tree is packaged with care and will arrive healthy with deep green leaves.

Because we've nurtured our Owari Mandarins at our nursery, long before shipping, they're ready to thrive. No need to wait years to get beautiful fragrant blooms that fill the air with a fresh scent. Many times, our trees arrive with fruit already on them!

Don't wait - get your own mini orchard with our Owari Mandarin Tree today!

Pollination Info

Owari Mandarin Tree Pollination

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

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Caroline Sullivan

Nice foliage and arrived with fruit

The tree arrived well packaged and had fruit on it already. I transplanted to a larger pot and fertilized it. Oranges are growing larger and the tree appears to be doing well and growing. I am in zone 5 so the tree will be coming into the house in the winter.

Mari M.
United States United States


The tree itself was very healthy and well rooted. Unfortunately it had a very rough journey to my house. The plants had all jostled in the shipping box and the tip of the tree was broken off and the tree itself was half out of the pot, with roots exposed. Perhaps putting support sticks that go from the bottom of the pot all the way to the other side of the box would keep the trees/plants from shifting back and forth. I have nursed it along and it should do fine. I can tell it started out its journey as a great specimen.


We're so sorry to hear that your tree had such a rough transit! Please let us know if you have any issues in the next few weeks!

United States United States

has not started to grow

has not started to grow yet but is nice and green has all its leaves

United States

I potted it up, and

I potted it up, and it's sitting in my new greenhouse. We'll see if it survives through the winter, zone 8 Pacific Northwest. Nice tree, seems to be doing ok. It lost a few little mandarins initially, but it's hanging onto the rest.

Kyle M

7ft tall and pruned

Ordered In May 2019, and it came as a 7ft tall tree with two baby oranges. Don't forget to mist the leaves if planted in a pot indoors.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a location where your tree is going to get plenty of sunlight - 6 to 8 hours per day is best. 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. 

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. Choose a pot slightly larger than what it was shipped in (1 to 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.

2. Watering: Set a weekly watering schedule for the best results. After watering, allow the top 2 to 3 inches of the soil to dry out completely before watering again.

But for potted Mandarin Trees, it's easiest to stick your index finger into the soil down to about 2 inches. If there is moisture present, hold off on watering until it feels drier at that depth. When you're ready to water, stop once you see water escaping the drainage holes at the base of the pot.

3. Pollination: Simply take a small, dry, fine-tipped paintbrush 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.

4. Fertilizing: Feed your Mandarin 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. During the fall and winter season, ease back to fertilizing once every 2 to 3 months. 

5. Pruning: Prune ground-planted Mandarins in any season (except for winter) by making 45-degree angle cuts to remove dead or crossing limbs and also to thin out the tree to allow more light. After the tree fruits, remove any dead wood and ventilate the center of the tree. Remove suckers as they form/grow from the base. Pruning can be done at any time of the year for the potted Mandarin.

Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

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 with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
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-$124.99 $29.99

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