Citrus Medica 'Digitata'.  Buddah's Hand Citron Tree

The Citrus Medica 'Digitata', or more commonly known as Buddah's hand Citron Tree produces very unusual large yellow fruit which split into what look like fingers or tentacles. Although there is very little or no flesh to the fruit the thick rind is used for it's amazing flavour in variety of ways; in drinks, desserts, savoury dishes, candied or as marmalade etc.
Perfect as an ornamental tree too, large dark green foliage, beautifully scented large white blossom tinted on the outside with purple and amazing fruit year after year. Great for growing in containers on a patio as well as your conservatory or greenhouse.


These trees are exceptional quality, from a specialist grower. Photos 1-5 show some of the actual Citrus trees coming into stock from mid March/April 2021. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each tree is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our palms.


To PRE-ORDER please contact with your requirements or alternatively reserve by choosing 'Manual' payments at checkout (where no payment is taken until just before delivery).

BUDDHA'S HAND CITRON. Citrus Medica 'Digitata'

  • Latin Name: Citrus Medica 'Digitata'. Citrus Medica var Sacrodactylis

    Common Name: Buddah's Hand Citron Tree.

    Origin: India or Northeastern China

    Hardiness: -2 but best kept frost free.

    Growth: Slow growing. Evergreen ornamental fruit tree with large green leaves and unusually shaped fruit usually yellow in colour. Easy to grow. Fragrant white blossom. Prune in early spring if needed.

    Sun: Full sun.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Flowering Season: Spring and Autumn.

    Soil: Rich. Free draining.

    Moisture: Water regularly in summer. Less in winter.

    Feeding: Feed every 2 weeks through summer with a specific Citrus feed.

  • Pre-Order Now For Delivery From Mid March/April.


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers

The Palm Tree Company

Meadcroft, Clitheroe Rd, Whalley,

Lancs. BB7 9AD

Tel: 01254 447964

Mob: 07970 772743



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