2014 Tango Mandarins. First real season

I might’ve had a couple of fruit before but this year has been my most successful. Haven’t done anything different but it just looks happier. I got at least half a dozen real mandarins. Pretty tasty!

Tango mandarin update

So I found an exploded mandarin today. Must be inconsistent watering. It smelled so good, the segments were juicy but very tart. Still, I can see potential! Here’s the rest of the tree. Still looking good and healthy. Can’t wait for these to ripen. Seems to be a good year for citrus, recently picked some…

Tango Mandarin. Baby fruit

My Tango Mandarin tree is looking much healthier these days. Over the winter, it pretty much lost all its leaves and the new leaves were tiny and pathetic looking. Now there are tiny fruit – which might still drop since I don’t know if the flowers were pollinated or not. But I did see many…

Flowers on Tango Mandarin

      My Tango mandarin looks pretty good from the top. But pretty sad from the side. At least it is flowering and growing new leaves. It lost a lot, if not all, the big dark green leaves it came with. All the new growth is paler and a couple of days ago, I…

Tango Mandarin. Home Depot container tree

Here is an update of my Tango Mandarin tree. It’s a little sad looking; blustery winds took off a few big leaves and leaf miners destroyed all the newer leaves that came with the plant when I bought it late last year. Luckily, it has finally started to show signs of growth… Even some signs…

Home Depot Tree update. Tango Mandarin

Mandarins: I lost some of the new growth to those pesky Citrus leaf miners. Lucky it didn’t spread to my other trees. I sprayed it with Spinosad which did the trick. The paler green leaves are the newer leaves. Not very exciting, can’t imagine getting fruit on this tree but I’ve only had it for…