||Citrus medica Sarcodatylis
||Buddha's Hand, Fingered Citron
Buddha's Hand is a lovely tree with the most unique and incredible-looking fruit! The bright yellow fruit with finger-like structures are a conversation stopper in any environment. This variety is prized for its unique fruit, incredible fragrance and sweet zest for use in cooking and cocktails. This is a single trunk style and perfect for container gardening.
The patio tree is a single trunk style: 24"-48" trunk with a head of leaves and fruit. Both varieties are perfect for container gardening. With fragrant blooms, deep, glossy green leaves and beautiful orange fruit, this will provide year round interest in your garden or home.
Fragrant, long-blooming citrus trees are perfect for the Northern California garden. Their evergreen nature provides rich green color all year round. Not to mention the abundant and delicious fruit you will harvest.
||There is no pulp to speak of as this variety is all about the incredible fragrance that will freshen up any room. The sweet zest is used in cooking and the candied fruit is perfect for a cocktail!
||Upright or Bushy, depending on pruning. Slow grower.
||White, tinted with purple
||Container, espalier, ground
||Full Sun (minimum 6 hours, 8+ is preferred).
||Moist, very well-draining soil. Never soggy; make sure not to over-water. Prefers deep, infrequent watering to sporadic light watering.
|Planting and Care Tip:
||All citrus require full sun. Citrus are heavy feeders. Fertilize in late winter before bloom and regularly throughout growing season. Do not fertilize in winter. Prune in early spring, after fear of frost to desired shape. Newly planted should not be pruned for the first 2-3 years, except to remove suckers below the scion graft.
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