The smooth, thinly skinned, reddish-orange tangerine has a loose rind that is easy to peel. The deep orange flesh is rich in flavor and has some seeds. This tangerine, also known as Dancy Mandarin, has a tendency to bear fruit more heavily in alternate years. Fruit stores well after harvest. A good variety for low-elevation desert regions. Self-fertile. Needs heat to sweeten fruit. Harvest fruit in Winter. Protect from cold temperatures below 32F. Dancy Tangerine is popular for its flavor and easy to peel.