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Citron ‘Etrog’ (Citrus medica)

Citron ‘Etrog’ (Citrus medica)

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2.5" Pot Size
8 in stock
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Citron ‘Etrog’ (Citrus medica)
'Etrog' is one of the oldest known citrus plants going back to the beginning of western civilization. The plant is vigorous, free flowering and fruits year-round. The fruit at times will attain the size of a football reaching up to several pounds. It has a thick, aromatic rind which is often candied or made into a sour lemon pulp.
Hardiness Zone 9, 10
Bloom Season Intermittent
Sun Requirement Full Sun
Grows to 3-4'
Minimum Temperature Indoors 50
  1. First review Review by Charlie
    How do you rate this product?

    I bought this plant last summer during a visit to the greenhouse. It is now about a foot tall and several flower buds, one of which just opened. No fruit yet but will keep you posted. (Posted on 1/31/2019)

  2. Just getting started Review by Daniel
    How do you rate this product?

    At this point I'm giving the plants 5 stars because it's survived through a bit of an ordeal. I bought the plant about a year and a half ago in which time it didn't really grow much until I saw a YouTube video that said etrog should get a light feeding once a week. By wintertime it had grown a few inches but was pretty straggly so this spring I did a "hard prune" and clipped off the top of the plant so that it was just an 8 in bare stick in a pot. I continued the weekly fertilization and in a couple of months it has since put out a profusion of small branches and leaves, maybe about 10 branches. I'll have to provide an update this winter. (Posted on 3/9/2018)