A low seeded variety, the Murcott is an easily peeled, thin, smooth skinned mandarin. The flesh is orange, juicy and sweet, with a deeply rich mandarin flavor. Fruit will fall from tree if left too long but it stores very well. Susceptible to alternate bearing and carbohydrate depletion coined, “Murcott Collapse”. Mature trees are of medium size, their upright form born of long branches with the tendency to droop.