Citrus Medica Maxima 

DESCRIPTION

The Citrus Medica Maxima  was likely introduced in Italy between the end of the XVII century and the beginning of the XIX century.

It is vigorous and has an erect growth habit with an irregular, spiny foliage. Its leaves are big, medium-sized, oval-oblong, and with a rounded apex. The Citrus Medica Maxima  can bloom several times a year, but primarily blooms in Spring and Autumn. Its flowers are white, big and perfumed, and they grow in bunches. This tree is very productive, its fruits are big, wrinkled, elongated and polymorphic. Their peel is yellow and thick.

USES AND FUN FACTS

In cooking, it is used to make candid fruits.

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