Candide
Download the free app
Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play
Candide logo
Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play
1/2

Clementine 'Nules'

Citrus reticulata 'Nules'

1/2

Clementines are small to medium-sized evergreen trees that produce round to slightly flat fruits. The fruit has a fragrant glossy orange skin that separates readily from the segmented flesh inside. 'Nules' is a selection of Clementine with small to medium sized fruit.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Spring, Autumn, Winter

Harvesting

Allow fruit to ripen on the tree until the colour is fully developed. Nules will be ready to harvest in winter.

Propagation

Cuttings
Cuttings from desired cultivar is grafted on strong rootstock
Seed
Seeds can be sown 6-12 mm deep, either indoors or outdoors and specific cultivar grafted on seedling when stem is about 10-15mm thick.

Special features

Attracts useful insects
Bees and butterflies
Indoor plant
Clementines can be grown indoors, provided they receive enough sun.
Pot plant
Clementines can be grown in a large container, Make sure the plant receives enough sun and is protected from the wind.
Hedge plant
Make a wonderful evergreen screen

Geography

Origin
Red-orange color. The fruit is juicy with a deep-orange flesh speckled with medium-sized seeds if other citrus trees can pollinate it, otherwise seedless.
Natural climate
Temperate to cool subtropical

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible
Fruits
Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Rutaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Strong

Problems

Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ants, citrus gummosis, citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, alternaria
Aphids
Aphids
Aphidoidea spp.

Download the free app

Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play