Trifoliate-orange, Hardy-orange, Bitter-orange
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow-mediumMature Height - 8-20'Mature Width - 5-13'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Single, perfect 5 petaled, white 1.5-2" across, very fragrant: Late April-early MayFruit - Yellow berry 1.5" across, numerous seeds, very sour: Ripening in September or October.Leaf - Fall Color - Yellow or yellow-greenBark - Stems bright green with numerous spines.Other Features - Serves as substitute for lemon, pulp can be made into marmalade, peel can be candied.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easy to transplant: prefers well-drained, acid soils; in full sun.Native Habitat - Northern China, Korea: Introduced about 1850.Diseases and Insects - None serious.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Trifoliate-orange.- Other plants of the family Rutaceae.- Other plants of the genus Poncirus.- Other plants of the species Poncirus trifoliata.