Citrus Medica 'Cidro'.  Citron Tree

The Citrus Medica 'Cidro', produces very unusual large fragrant yellow skinned fruit. It is documented as probably being one of the original citrus fruits from which all other citrus types developed. The oval shaped fruit can weigh up to 2.5kg and although there is little flesh and juice 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. It has a high content of essential oils.
Perfect as an ornamental tree too, large dark green foliage, beautifully scented large white blossom tinted on the outside with pink 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 1-6 show some of the actual 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).


SKU: CitMedica-35al
  • Latin Name: Citrus Medica 'Cidro'. 

    Common Name: Citron Tree, Lemon Poncil, French Lemon.

    Origin: Southeastern Asia

    Hardiness: Best kept frost free.

    Growth: Slow growing. Evergreen ornamental fruit tree with large green leaves and unusually large oval shaped fruit usually yellow in colour weighing up to 2.5kg. Fruit skin has a high content of essential oils. 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.


    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

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