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.
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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.
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.
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