Orange-colored citrus, closely related to the mandarin orange. They are generally easier to peel and split into segments than oranges are. They are also smaller than common oranges. They have a sweeter and stronger taste than a common orange, as well.
California and Florida
Handling and Storage
Look for heavy fruit. Look for peels free of blemishes and with good color. They can be stored on a counter top for a few days or store in the refrigerator for up to a week to two weeks to maximize their lifespan.
Honey Tangerine (the most widely grown variety); Sunburst Tangerine; Dancy Tangerine (the most popular variety because of its “zipper skin”, meaning it is very easy to peel); Pixie