Gold Nugget is a late season mandarin with good flavour and sweetness and a high juice content. It is usually seedless and is quite easy to peel. The skin is an attractive orange colour and has a slightly rough, almost puffy, appearance.
Origin: Gold Nugget originated from a breeding programme at the University of California, Riverside. It is the result of a cross between Wilking and Kincy tangerines.
Grown in: California, Spain
Harvest & Availability:
In Europe, Gold Nugget availability is:
February to April: from Spain