Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis (Fingered Citron)

DESCRIPTION

This citrus comes from China, where it has been cultivated for many centuries for both religious and decorative purposes. It has an erect growth habit, short spines and middle-sized leaves with a rounded apex and a rich green colour.

USES AND FUN FACTS

This Fingered Citron produces very peculiar yellow fruits that have a thick peel, no pulp and an apex that is segmented into many elongated, pointed, finger-like segments.

WEATHER RESISTANCE

It primarily blooms in Spring and Autumn, and produces purplish blooms.

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