A wide range of mandarins exist worldwide of which the fruit ripen in Southern Africa from Feb / March to August / September. Mandarins are generally only suitable for cool or cold winter climates and should be planted with caution in hot subtropical / tropical areas of Southern Africa.

Listed below are the major commercially recommended cultivars produced at Du Roi Nursery with their approximate fruit maturely dates.

Satsuma - Milowase March (early)
  - Kuno March (mid)
  - Owari April
Clementine - Clemenpons  April
  - Nules May
Nova   May
Empress   June
Minneola   June
Tambor / Topaz / Ortanique   July
Nadorcott   July / August
Mor   August
Or   August