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Tangelo is a plant which belongs to the Citrus genus.

The tangelo is a citrus hybrid of tangerine x pomelo, or tangerine x grapefruit. The fruit is about are the size of an adult fist, has a tangerine taste, and is juicy rather than fleshy1. Tangelos generally have loose skin and are easier to peel than oranges, readily distinguished from them by a characteristic “nipple” at the stem1. Minneolas are a popular variety of tangelo1.

It is a flowering edible fruit and is treated mainly as an evergreen, so it retains its leaves throughout the year.

Tangelo normally grows to a tree habit.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tangelo have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tangelo

See our list of companion Plants for Tangelo to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Tangelo from seed

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Other names for Tangelo


C. reticulata × C. maxima, C. reticulata × C. paradisi

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