Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Citrus reticulata x C. grandis - Tangelo
Edible portion: Fruit
Natural and artificial hybrids between grapefruit and mandarin. A small evergreen tree. It is often a thinly branched shrub. It has an open habit. It grows 4-6 m high. There are thorns in the axils of leaves. The leaves are simple and leathery. They are smooth and shiny. They are 4-12 cm long. Fruit can be 10 cm across. They are reddish-orange when ripe. They are very juicy. The skin is easy to peel off.
A tropical plant. They need good drainage and a warm sunny position. They need a sheltered location.