Citrus trifoliataJapanese bitter orange, Poncirus trifoliata

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Rarely seen shrub

Long season of interest

Ideal for a sunny site

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Height Up to 500cm (196in)
Spread Up to 500cm (196in)

Hardy Shrub

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full sun

Flowering Months
A hardy, deciduous, shrub, or small tree, whose stout branches are heavily armed with very sharp spines. From April to June, the intoxicating scent of the white, cup-shaped flowers is remeniscent of Orange blossom. Occasionally a second flush of blooms are produced during autumn. The flowers are followed by small, inedible, bitter green fruits which ripen to pale-orange. The dark green folige turns to yellow in the autumn, giving further seasonal interest. This is undoubtedly a magnificent and rarely seen shrub for a sunny position where it will provide colour and perfume over an extremely long period. Consider growing in a large container to restrict its size. Height: 5m (16'). Spread: 5m (16').

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

2 x 10 litre potted poncirus plants (TKA3377)
2 x 3.6 litre potted poncirus plants (TKA3375)
1 x 10 litre potted poncirus plant (KA3376)
1 x 3.6 litre potted poncirus plant (KA3374)

How to Grow
Grow Citrus trifoliata in any fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Choose a position with shelter from cold winds. Once established, it will tolerate drier soil conditions.
More Info
Japanese Bitter Orange needs virtually no maintenance once established.

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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3




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