Mandarin

MandarinThe mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata), also known as the mandarine, is a small citrus tree with fruit resembling other oranges.

Citrus fruits are usually self-fertile (needing only a bee to move pollen within the same flower) or parthenocarpic (not needing pollination and therefore seedless, such as the satsuma).

Blossoms from the Dancy cultivar are one exception. They are self-sterile, and therefore must have a pollinator variety to supply pollen, and a high bee population to make a good crop. (Source: Wikipedia)

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