Plant Catalog - CITRON / LIME YUZU
CITRON / LIME YUZU
An evergreen fruit tree with a spreading, drooping growth habit and semi-thorny branches. Blossoms are fragrant and tinged purple. Leaves are dark green and waxy. Limes are midsize, round, and very seedy. Rind is aromatic, flavorful, and yellow-orange or green. Flesh is tart and juicy. Harvest in fall. Needs protection from hard frost. A key ingredient in Japanese cooking.
USDA zones: 9 - 11
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 6 - 25 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water