Large fruit 10-30cm. diameter with coarse flesh and thick find. Ideal for marmalade. Prefers well drained soil.
• Carters / Red
The largest citrus fruit that will grow in warm sites and warm to tropical climates.
FEATURES: Large green to greenish-yellow skinned fruit with yellow or pink flesh. Fruit tend to be sweeter and more juicy than grapefruit. It is the largest of the citrus trees ana has large winged leaves.
CONDITIONS: Suited to fertile free draining soils in full sun. Tolerant of salty marsby soils
FOR BEST RESULTS: Enrich soil with compost and mulch well. Use citrus food as directed. Maintain good even soil moisture.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• fruit eaten fresh, in fruit and other salads
• ripe fruit make excellent juice
• Citrus grandis
• Swingle Citrumelo