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Buddha's Hand Citrus
Citrus medica v. sarcodactylis - Fingered Citrus
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9032500165

An interesting and exotic fruiting tree, this citrus has large golden fruit that is segmented into long, curved, finger-like sections giving it the appearance of a Buddha's hand. This unique fruit has no flesh inside but has a tough rind that is rich in vitamin C and is used in a variety of cooking methods such as salads, stir fry, and it can be candied as a sweet. It is also used as an ornamental fruit in food displays and table decorations.

Size — 165mm
Growth Width — 2m
Growth Height — 2m
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Fruiting Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.