Flying Dragon - Poncirus trifoliata var. monstrosa - cold hardy citrus - bareroot seedling trees

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Flying dragon citrus, the contorted variety of Poncirus trifoliata is naturally dwarfing, reaching a height of 6 feet. 


Three-year-old bare root seedling trees, 9"-12"+ inch tall.

Product Overview

LATIN NAME: Poncirus trifoliata var. monstrosa


BASICS: An unusually cold hardy citrus, ornamental with beautifully curved thorns, that can be used as a dwarfing rootstock for grafting citrus. 

EDIBILITY: The fruit cannot be eaten fresh. The fruit is very seedy. They can be squeezed for juice, used as citrus zest, or to make marmalade.

MEDICINAL: The peels are used in Chinese Herbalism where it is known as Zhi Shi. According to TCM it regulates the flow of Qi in the Middle Burner and reduces Food Stagnation.

OTHER USES: It can be planted as a hedge to create a living barbed fence.

MANAGEMENT: No major pest and disease issues.

*Cannot ship to FL, TX, CA, AZ*


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