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.
Native primarily to Australia; Casuarina equisetifolia is also a Pacific Island native. Long,...
Largest species. To 70 ft. tall, 30 ft.wide. Finest texture, with dark green branches.
Low heat requirement makes lemons widely adapted and especially appreciated in regions where sweet ora...