NZ Nugget™

NZ Nugget™ mandarins are so delicious that you will treasure the taste™ from the first moment.

Developed by University of California, NZ Nugget™ mandarins ares an easy peel, seedless mandarin with rich orange flavour.

NZ Nugget™ is the trademarked brand name for the ‘Gold Nugget’ variety traded in New Zealand. The name ‘Gold Nugget’ reflects the bright colour and appearance of the mandarin.

Key Features

  1. Late Maturing seedless mandarin hybrid

  2. Rich and sweet orange flavour

  3. Growing retail presence in North America


The Fruit

  • Size: Medium
  • Colour: Light orange skin, with pebbly rind
  • Texture and flavour: Extremely rich and sweet flavour

The Tree

  • Moderately vertical tree with long branches
    and dense canopy.

NZ Nugget™ Availability

NZ Nugget™
Domestic Production


  • Originates from the University of California, Riverside breeding programme
  • The NZ Nugget™ is a hybrid of the ‘Wilking’ and ‘Kincy’ mandarins


  • Licensed marketer in Australia and New Zealand


New Zealand Supply
+64 9 573 8517 Email
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