Matsuyama Citrus unshiu Marc. Mandarina unšiu
'Matsuyama' is a bud sport of 'Owari' that was found in Matsuyama, Japan, in 1935 and was registered in 1953. It is a small tree or bigger shrub with dense crown and thornless branches. Its dark green, shiny leaves are excellent contrast to the white fragrant flowers. The fruit is rather average (6cm) and it has average thick, intensively orange rind. Its sweet, juicy and aromatic pulp loses quality, if the ripe fruit hangs on the tree for too long. 'Matsuyama' belongs to the best tangerines there are and is well-deserved favorite and popular all over the world. This variety is also self-pollinating and thus ideal for growing indoors. It is reported by many growers, that 'Matsuyama' shrub has lots of fruit even if it is grown in the pots.