- Article number: CITAUCO01
Citrus aurantium Corrugato is also known as bitter orange or bitter mandarin. The fruits are about as large as a mandarin and flat shaped.
The orange peel has special deformations. The fruity flavor freshly sweet to light bitter and is aromatic.
The blossom will appear from the moment the weather gets hotter in May to the plant. The big white blossom smells pleasant and can not really miss a place near your terrace.
In spring, the citrus plant is allowed to go out again, do this after there is definitely no chance of frost.
Now the water need may be raised again, but keep it moderate (not giving too much).
Also give the 3 weeks of liquid citrus fertilizer like Citrus Focus to the plant, from April to the end of September.
The Citrus aurantium Corrugato will react immediately and new shoots start to grow.
Grow shoots for too long as the citrus tree trimmes in autumn. This allows you to maintain a desired shape and height.
In winter, keep the citrus plant frost free in a lightest possible place. Few water, once a month is sufficient. No fertilizer anymore.
If the citrus tree is warmer than + 12ºC in winter, half a dose of fertilizer can suffice.
Winter hardness zone 11 (+ 2ºC).