- Article number: CITSFUAM01
Citrus sfusato Amalfitano is a well known plant for the lovers of Italy and the Italian cuisine. The fruits of this plant are used in several dishes, sweet and savoury, meat and fish. The Amalfi coast lies about 30 km below Naples and is the cradle of the famous drink Limoncello. The Amalfi-lemon is well liked for this drink because of its thick peel. Next to this thicker peel it's also sweeter than a regular lemon.
Is an easy citrus tree that only requires a slight pruning to keep the luxuriant growth in check.
Cutting back the plant late September or early October, let 1/3 part of the shoots, then the plant remains pretty full.
In a conservatory, a citrus plant blooms almost the entire year, alternating with fruit set.
On the terrace the blossom spreads a nice sweet smell.
You will harvest many fruits every year, because this Citrus, like the regular lemon, gives fruit all summer long.
Water the plant well and fertilize regularly, or use slow-release fertilizer such as Fertilizzante Mediterraneo or special liquid citrus food .
Winter hardiness zone 11 (+ 2ºC).