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Citrus Trifoliata

Botanical Name:

Citrus trifoliata

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree, Edible, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

Flowers are white, 5-petaled, axillary, solitary in leaf axils, and aromatic.

Fruit

Fruits are modified berries (hesperidium), dull lemon-yellow like a small orange, fragrant when ripe, sour, many-seeded with thick peel and oil glands. The peel is also rough. Though sour, the juice can be used to flavor beverages. It can be used to make marmalade.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Sapindales

Family

Rutaceae

Genus

Citrus

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