Hardy Citrus Tree Bundle
We are so excited to introduce a hardy citrus bundle with 4 types of cold hardy citrus trees! Now you can enjoy growing these unique fruits outside in zones 7 and up. Evergreen beauty and fragrant flowers will turn into abundant crops of fruit that is tasty for flavoring, cooking, making jams, etc.
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Hardy Citrus Tree Bundle includes:
2 x Yuzu Ichandrin Hardy Citrus (1 gallon)
The Yuzu Ichandrin Hardy Citrus Tree is prized in Japan for flavoring, juice and preserves. This hardy variety bears abundant, easy-to-peel, 3 inch diameter fruit with tasty, lemon-lime flavor.
1 x Sudachi Hybrid Yuzu (1 gallon)
Prized in Japan for its very flavorful juice, Sudachi is a cross of Mandarin Orange and Yuzu. The unique, spicy juice from golf ball size Sudachi fruit is used to flavor soups, fish dishes and even ice cream and other desserts.
1 x Flying Dragon Citrus Tree (1 gallon)
A unique and exotic Citrus relative, Flying Dragon is a deciduous, very dwarf tree with attractive, contorted branches and equally attractive, hook shaped thorns.
Latin Name: Citrus sp.
Site and Soil: These can be grown outdoors in regions with mild winters. It likes 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil. If growing it in a pot, in the winter place your plant in a well-lit room. Potting soil should be coarse, acidic, and well-drained.
Rootstock Description: Flying Dragon is a hardy and very dwarfing rootstock for Citrus that induces very early flowering and fruit procuction. Trees grown on Flying Dragon will rarely exceed 8 ft. in height and will often produce fruit the year they are planted.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile. You can help it set fruit by taking a small brush and moving pollen from flower to flower.
Hardiness: Should be hardy to at least 10° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 4-5 ft.
Taste: Spicy, tart, lemon-lime like
Fruit Skin: Green to yellow
Fruit Flesh: Greenish yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: Late fall to winter.
Yield: 40-50 fruit
Care: Fertilize with citrus mix 3-4 times per year with typical applications in late winter (Jan-Feb), late spring (May-June) and early fall (Sept-Oct).
Pests & Diseases: While outside, Citrus plants will likely not be bothered by insect pests. Be on the lookout for slugs. Indoors, Citrus can have mites and/or aphids. Watch carefully for any problems and treat with an insecticidal soap or wash them off. We have not seen any disease problems on our Citrus varieties.
USDA Zone: 7