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Zones 8, 9, 12-24, H1, H2
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Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Citrus

Citron
Rutaceae
Evergreen, Edible fruit, Trees

Citron was the first type of citrus to be cultivated. Plant is small, thorny, irregular in shape; grown for big, fragrant, unusual fruit. Very sensitive to cold.

‘Buddha’s Hand’. Fruit isdivided into “fingers” that containall rind and no pulp. Bearssome fruit all year round.

‘Etrog’. Fruit resembles a big,warty-skinned lemon with drypulp; the peel is sometimescandied.

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