Due to strict agricultural laws, we CANNOT ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, or Alaska.
Self Fertile

Darrow Mandarin Melonberry Tree

100% Shipped in Pot, Just like buying in person.

The Darrow Mandarin Melonberry Tree is a delightful addition to any garden. With its juicy and flavorful fruits, it is a must-have for fruit lovers. Order online now and enjoy the convenience of having this unique tree delivered to your doorstep.

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Cold Hardy (20°)-(15°)
Growing Zone 5A - 10B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Darrow Mandarin Melonberry: Delight in Lush Flavor

About the Fruit

The Darrow Mandarin Melonberry is a rare gem amongst fruit connoisseurs. This unique fruit offers an exquisite blend of citrus and melon flavors, tantalizing taste buds with its sweet and subtly tangy profile. Encased in a smooth, thin skin, the mandarin melonberry is a joy to eat and a versatile addition to any culinary creation. From refreshing summer beverages to gourmet desserts, this fruit is sure to impress and become a new favorite in your home.

What to Know About the Tree

The Darrow Mandarin Melonberry tree is a captivating presence in any garden. While it’s a deciduous tree, it becomes a focal point when it sheds its leaves, revealing an intriguing branch structure. During the growing season, it is adorned with lush, green foliage, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere. Notably, this tree is admired for its hardiness and resilience, thriving with minimal fuss and bringing both beauty and bountiful harvests to gardeners of all skill levels.

Harvest Season

As autumn approaches, the anticipation for the Darrow Mandarin Melonberry harvest grows. The tree graces gardeners with its bountiful yield typically from late summer to early fall. This season brings a visual feast of vibrant oranges and yellows that add a splash of color to any garden, signaling that it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor and indulge in the delectable flavors of the mandarin melonberry.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Imagine your very own fruitscape™, where the Darrow Mandarin Melonberry tree stands as both an ornamental and edible treasure. Its graceful form provides an elegant structure in your garden, while its delightful fruit offers a harvest that is as visually appealing as it is tasty. Pair it with other fruit trees or exotic plants to create a diverse and abundant fruitscape™ that will be the envy of the neighborhood. With Just Fruits and Exotics, your tree will arrive 100% shipped in pot, with superior packaging and easy shipping that ensures your gardening success. Trust in our nationally renowned, family-owned and operated online nursery to infuse your fruitscape™ with the unique charm and flavors of the Darrow Mandarin Melonberry tree.

Cold Hardy(20°)-(15°)
Container PlantNo
GraftedYes, on Osage Orange Rootstock
Growing Zone5A, 5B, 6A, 6B, 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B
Mature Height12-15FT
Mature Width8-10FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
SunlightFull Sun
Planting & Care

Recommended Fertilizers

Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.

Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.

Fruitscaping™ with Melon Berry Trees

Venture into the captivating world of Fruitscaping™ with our Melon Berry Trees. Also known as Che, this unique fruit tree offers a taste unlike any other, along with pleasing aesthetics and hardiness that make it an excellent choice for any fruit tree gardener.

Melon Berry Trees bear beautiful clusters of small fruits that have a watermelon-like texture and a sweetness that is reminiscent of figs. Their luscious, pink-tinged fruits are an absolute delight to harvest and are a treat when eaten fresh, used in salads, or processed into jams.

With their preference for well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade exposure, Melon Berry Trees are not too demanding when it comes to their care. They’re highly adaptable, hardy, and can withstand temperatures down to -20 degrees Fahrenheit, making them an excellent addition to gardens in colder climates.

Their lovely form and attractive green foliage make them a stunning addition to any landscape. In addition to their fruit-bearing capabilities, these trees offer an ornamental quality with their vibrant, green leaves that transform into stunning autumnal colors.

Whether grown as a stand-alone specimen or nestled among other fruit trees like plums and peaches, Melon Berry Trees bring an attractive, intriguing addition to your garden. Their hardiness and easy maintenance also make them suitable for novice gardeners.

Embark on the journey of Fruitscaping™ with Melon Berry Trees. From planting and nurturing to harvesting your homegrown melon berries, the gardening experience is both rewarding and enjoyable.

Growing Guides

You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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