Popular Citrus Tangerine in Indonesia

Citrus tangerine is the most popular in Indonesia society. In various places, we can found easily, both in traditional and modern markets. From Indonesia statistical bureau data, Indonesia citrus production is dominated by citrus tangerine. The largest producing areas for tangerines include East Java, Bali, North Sumatra, South Kalimantan, and West Kalimantan. The popular varieties are:

Pontianak Tangerine

This fruit comes from Tebas District, Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan. The characteristics are sweet, yellowish-green color, smooth fruit texture with orange flesh color. Pontianak tangerine planted from lowland to high land. It is producing 60- 80 kg / tree / year.

Madu Tangerine

This fruit comes from Karo, North Sumatra. The characteristics are sweet, orange skin color and flat round fruit shape with orange flesh color. Development area in the highlands with a productivity of 50-70 kg/tree/year.

Gunung Omeh Tangerine

This fruit comes from Gunung Omeh District, Fifty Cities, West Sumatra. The characteristics is sweet, relatively large fruit size 300-400 gr/fruit with orange fruit skin color. Besides that, the fruit is round and flat. Development area in the highlands with a productivity of 50-70 kg/tree/year.

Kintamani Tangerine

This fruit comes from Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali. The characteristic is sweet, round fruit shape slightly flattened with yellow – orange fruit skin color. Development area in the highlands with a productivity of 40-60 kg/tree/year

Banjar Tangerine

This fruit comes from Sungai Madang, Gudang Hirang Village, Kec. Tabuk River, Kab. Banjar, South Borneo. The characteristics is sweet with thick skin that is easy to peel. The color of the fruit is yellow-green and has a flat round shape. The flesh is orange color with soft aromas. This fruit is suitable for planting in tidal lands that are not directly inundated/in infiltration areas, with high canopy.

 

 

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