Citrus x 'Minneola'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Citrus was first brought to European cultivation in Spain by Arab traders who found them in Asia.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing, round headed form to 12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||With its handsome, deep-green foliage and shrubby form, this Citrus is a good choice for containers. Makesa fine small scale shade tree or an accent with high degree of fragrance and fruit color. Grow in a citrus orchard or insert into existing landscape. Great long range focal point or position to screen off undesirable land uses.|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Patriot™ Compact Lantana (Lantana camara 'Rainbow'), with its yellow-orange-fuchsia flower clusters, intensifies the orange-red of this Citrus' fruit. Brighten up the evergreen with the contrasting texture and ivory blooms of Ivory Tower Yucca (Yucca filamentosa 'Ivory Tower') and add a low planting of Dwarf Myrtle (Myrtus communis 'Compacta'), a compact shrub with creamy white flowers.|
Requires well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Apply a citrus fertilizer in spring; repeat in fall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10