Mandarin - most winter-hardy culture of all citrus.
mandarin fruits have flattened spherical, less pear-shaped.The pulp is about 65% of fetal weight.It contains approximately 7% sugar, 1% acids.The flesh tastes sweet and sour.It can be easily separated from the skin and consists of a 9- 13 slices, each of which is enclosed in a sheath of tissue.Like all citrus fruits, tangerines are rich in all kinds of sugar, pectin, citric acid, many vitamins.These substances are distributed between the peel and pulp: essential oils are concentrated in the peel, acid - in the pulp is present as sugar in the peel and in the flesh.Learn more about the benefits of tangerines see here.
The most common variety of mandarin - "Unshiu"."Unshiu" shirokolistnyy- tree reaching a height of 3-4 meters, without thorns.Fruits are medium sized (70 g) differ juiciness, high in sugar, moderate acidity (1.07%), a significant presence of vitamin C (30 mg), juice yield - 71.5%.In Sukhumi breeding station launched a high yielding variet
nutrient content (calorie, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals) per 100 g of edible portion.
Nutritional Value Calories 38 kcal Protein 0.8 g
Fat 0.2 g Carbohydrates 7.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
Organic acid 1.1 g Water 88 g
mono- and di-saccharides 7,5 g Ash 0.5 g
Vitamins Vitamin PP 0,2 mg
beta-carotene 0.06 mg
Vitamin A (RE) 10 mcg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine)
0.06 mg vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
0.03 mg Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
0.07 mg Vitamin C 38 mg
Vitamin E (TE) 0.2 mg
Vitamin PP (niacin equivalent) 0.3 mg
Macronutrients Calcium 35 mg Magnesium 11 mg
Sodium 12 mg Potassium 155 mg
Phosphorus 17 mg
Trace Iron 0.1 mg
energy value is 38 kcal Mandarin.
The Mining Institute of Pomology and Floriculture withdrawn mandarins "Sochi early" and "Pioneer", wherein a higher yield and fruit quality in comparison with the recognized varieties.
Due to the abundance and brightness of blooming, beautiful fruit, gentle aroma of mandarin in the apartment is a truly exotic spectacle.
Some amateur gardeners to achieve excellent fruit, cultivating dwarf mandarins "Cova Vase", "Miyagawa-Basil."Very sweet bright orange fruits of these varieties in size almost from the orange ripens several weeks earlier than the "Unshiu".Tree Crops surprisingly generous, but the main thing - they are free to fit even on the smallest window.In nature, the height of these trees slaboroslyh - about 1.5 m, and on the windowsill, and even less - hardly more than 40-50 cm Fruiting begins at the first and second year of life..
healing properties of tangerines in many respects repeat the healing properties of oranges.In Chinese folk medicine, tangerine peel treat cough, bronchitis, it is used for nausea, as well as an aid to better digestion.