Gold Nuggets are a relatively new variety of mandarin orange characterized by their distinctive bumpy rind and juicy interior. The peel is moderately thick and relatively easy to peel. These citrus fruits are sweet with a dash of acidity and possess a complex floral bouquet reminiscent of yuzu, satsuma, and tangerine. Gold Nugget mandarins have a limited growing season that lasts an average of two months between March and May
Uses: Gold Nugget mandarins have a thick and fragrant rind that is excellent for zesting. Use the peel for cocktails, cooking, or candied. The flavorful flesh makes for a great snack or juice.