What's your question? Ask

Tangerine Trees

Q.Satsuma Tangerine Not Sweet For Last Two Years..always Very Sweet Before..should Have Been Picked Around Christmas..It Is Now Febr

Zone Pasadena,California zip 91105 | Daniel Ahern added on February 6, 2021 | Answered

uary..Should I go ahead and remove fruit..I can’t see it sweeten this late..Tree is healthy 12 yrs.old and loaded with fruit.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 8, 2021

You can remove them, since doing so will allow you to get a head start on fixing the issue!

The most common reason for this will be a lack of Sulfur in the soil, as well as deficiencies in Phosphorus and Potassium.

Once you have plucked the fruit, you can begin to test the soil and correct any deficiencies.

Here are some articles that will help:




This article will help you with the care of the tree:


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Tangerine Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert