Famiglia: Ibridi di Limone
Nome botanico in latino: C. ponderosa
Disponibile mezzo fusto o cespuglio
Vaso di diametro 20 o 22 cm
This variety is almost certainly a hybrid of the lemon and the citron, and is also known as the American Wonder Lemon. The tree has an untidy growth habit, with short, irregular branches and thick thorns.
The large white flowers produce a very large yellow fruit 12–13 cm long and weighing over a kilo, with acidic juice and numerous seeds. The leaves are large and oblong, with a short non-alate petiole. The plant is fairly sensitive to cold. The size of the fruit means it can be mistaken for a pomelo.
Its juice is often used to replace lemon juice.
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