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Citrus Citron - Modified or cropped -By Assianir CC BY-SA 3.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Citrus medica

The fragrant fruits of the citron are highly variable in shape and texture. They can be oblong,  oval, rough or smooth. The candied peel is used in the food industry and is a common ingredient in fruit cakes, plum pudding, sweet rolls and candies. If fully ripen on the tree the fruits are very aromatic and yellow, they can be placed in a bowl to scent a room. Sensitive to frost, the foliage and fruit can also be damaged by intense heat and drought.

Other Names: Citrus
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$34.00 0 Grafted Pot: 2.5L
Height: 70-80cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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Suitability in Pots


Fruiting/Harvest Months

July, August, September


Customer Comments on Citron

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It makes the best marmalade I have ever made but I haven't seen one for years.They used to grow in Central Queensland and the Atherton Tableland.Chell | Chelmer Roots - Biloela, Qld 03-May-2019
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Citron (Grafted) 8/10

Msjekyll's Edible Fruits
Update: 3103 days 23hrs

Comments: -

Growing well,

Harvested first fruit (only 2 have set) weighed in just shy of 1 kg!

Regular fruiter gets some damage to the skin from unknown pest which is a shame because I want to make lemon preserved skins from it, have tried covering the fruit with bags - will see if it works.

Best performer of all the citrus in the garden

Fruiting Months September

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2010 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol/home compost

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

usual citrus bugs - pest oil when I remember or just remove damaged growth.

Fruit skin is getting damaged from unknown pest, am trying exclusion bags to see if it works.

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Citron (Grafted)

Rusticular's Edible Fruits
Update: 2335 days 18hrs

Comments: - Grafted on Swingle, single round fruit, all pith.

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

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