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.
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CITRUS MEDICA 'CIDRO'.
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.
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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