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Old 11-10-2014, 02:25 PM
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tangerine seeds


Just for fun I decided to start tangerine seeds today. I love having small citrus trees as houseplants. I've started orange and lemon seeds many times but never tangerines. I'll post progress pictures
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:22 PM
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They are super easy and fun!
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:33 PM
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hope you have good luck pink on your tangerines
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Old 11-11-2014, 07:13 AM
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I hope they do wonderful for you
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Old 11-11-2014, 07:41 AM
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Hi Pink,
How big will it get? I assume you would have to keep indoors over the winter months? Whooo Boy, you've more energy than I do. Do the seeds have to be kept cold for any period of time, or since they are more tropical, can you just plant and wait?
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Old 11-11-2014, 07:55 AM
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citrus seeds like to be planted fresh. The tree will get as big as You'd like. I keep them small
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:11 AM
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Cindy - They must be sown fresh - and they are a big tree by nature - You can keep them small in a pot - or, as big as you want them to be - in a pot.
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Old 11-11-2014, 11:08 AM
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good luck and have fun with them pink. i started a number of citrus trees last winter. they are about 6 inches or so tall now. i started them in paper towels and then planted them. had pretty much a 100 % germination rate but some of them didn't live after planting.
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Old 11-11-2014, 11:17 AM
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Great idea Pink. I have some I'm going to sow. If they should survive I will dwarf them
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Old 11-11-2014, 12:02 PM
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Pinkham, love the idea of citrus trees indoors. Good luck with them and be sure to keep us posted!
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Old 11-11-2014, 02:37 PM
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Oh Pink...how fun!


I currently have three tangerine seedlings that I grew from seeds...in a sunny south window. Seeing your thread today actually reminded me that they needed watering!
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Old 11-11-2014, 07:54 PM
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I will post pictures...from the time they sprout in the paper towel until I give them away. lol.
No..I'm going to keep one for myself.
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Old 11-12-2014, 10:46 AM
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Yes yes....of course you gotta keep one for you, Pink!


I have my three seedlings in front of a huge clay pot in my south window and forgot about them for a couple weeks! Lol. They were pretty dry yesterday when I checked them. Thanks to your thread...or they might have died from thirst!


Good luck with your little tangerines, Pink. Such fun to grow and the leaves smell wonderful.


So excited to watch yours grow!
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