Sugar Belle Tangerine Tree – LB8-9 U.S. Patent PP21,356
Sugar Bell tangerine tree was developed by the University of Florida, Sugar Belle is a hybrid cross between a Minneola (aka Honeybell tangelo) and a Spanish Clementine. It’s flavor is robust, distinct, and sweeter than the Minneola but with more acid. Sugar Belle also has 40% more Vitamin C than the Minneola and ripens 4-6 weeks ahead of the Minneola! Making this a good citrus variety for colder regions. Bright orange, bell shaped fruit that’s easy to peel. Fruit ripens in November to January. Self fertile. Zones 8B-10.