Organic Pixie Tangerines

Size: 3lbs

A California favorite, these sweet, seedless tangerines have a thick skin and juicy flesh that makes them excellent for eating out of hand. Their spectacular flavor has them seasonally featured on Alice Water's Chez Panisse menu, too.

Contents

  • 3lbs = Approx. 10-12 tangerines
  • 5lbs = Approx. 18-25 tangerines
  • 10lbs = Approx. 36-50 tangerines

Details

Fruit:  Tangerine
Variety:   Pixie
Farm:  Churchill Orchards
From: Ojai, California
What Are They?  Pixie mandarin, also called Pixie tangerine (Citrus reticulata Blanco), is a variety of mandarin that is late ripening and seedless. Their bumpy orange rind encase a juicy, seedless interior.
Origins/HistoryThe Pixie was first developed in 1927 at the University of California, Riverside Citrus Research center, but not perfected and released until 1965.  The Pixie is the result of an open pollination of a hybrid of the King and Dancy mandarins named Kincy.
Nutritional Value:  High in vitamin c and fiber
How to cut/peel:  Easy to peel and the membranes separate easily.
Serving Suggestions:  Out of hand, in salads and desserts.

Customer Reviews

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Susan Medina
Small but very sweet!

Very good but I need 5 to feel like I have been full.
But really good.

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NRL
Tiny, But Delicious!

These tangerines are just the right balance of sweet and tart. Excellent!

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Tina L
How adorable and sweet

Wow, these adorable pixies are awesome! While peeling the thin rind, the smell of the fragrant is so beautiful and the taste of the flesh is just out of this world. Love them!!! Now they are sold out, I can't wait to purchase more when they are available again!

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Mary Shahbaz

Rave reviews on pears and tangerines! Outstanding customer service.

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Linda Criss
Lucious

Divine taste. The best I’ve ever experienced.

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