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Buddha's Hand Citrus

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Dramatic and Fragrant Fruit

The oldest and most fragrant variety of citron is a certain conversation starter when grown on your patio! 6 to 12 in. fruit has an intense fragrance described as clean citrus with a hint of violet. The fruit has no juice or pulp, rather, the rind is candied or used in cooking and is reported to be superior to lemon zest. Potted Plants. Zone 10-11.

Zones: 10 - 11.
Height: 5 - 6 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full Sun.

Buddha's Hand Citrus
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Buddha's Hand Citrus Product Details

Botanical Name: Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis

Height: 5 - 6 feet.

Spacing: 1 plant per pot, or spaced 5 - 6 feet apart if planted in the ground in zones 10 and 11.

Depth: Plant at same depth as shipping pot.

Spread: 5 - 6 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full Sun.

Foliage: Oblong, glossy, slightly rumpled leaves, with serrated edges.

Blooms: Spring to Summer.

Fruit: Citrus that resembles the hands of Buddha. 6" to 12" fruit.

Form: Shrubby, open form tree.

Flower Form: Very small white flowers, tinged with purple, in short racemes.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich soil.

Pruning: Prune to remove dead or broken branches. Prune after fruiting.

Comments: Wonderfully fragrant fruit, resembling the hands of Buddha are produced on this stunning tree! Perfume a room with the clean citrus fragrance, with hints of violets. The fruit has no pulp, juice, or seeds, but it is instead known for its delicious peel. Zest the peel onto fish, fresh salads, or use in desserts. Unlike other citrus, the pith is not bitter, so no need to separate it from the peel. 6 - 12" fruit splits at the opposite end of the stem and separates into segments that resemble human fingers. Peak season to produce fruit is late Fall to early Winter. This tree has a shrubby, open form. Excellent choice for a container on a sunny patio, or use as a houseplant. The fragrance is amazing.

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